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Tides

Tides for Coffs Harbour

Low Tue 21:45 (0.6m)
High Wed 04:09 (1.6m)
Low Wed 10:52 (0.3m)
High Wed 17:05 (1.4m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: S/SE 25 kts
Wednesday: S/SW 15/20 kts
Thursday: S 25/30 kts
Friday: S 20/30 kts

forecast

South to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Winds reaching 25 knots inshore in the afternoon and early evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre later in the evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Wednesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, tending south to southwesterly 15/20 knots inshore. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots turning southerly 25/30 knots during the afternoon or evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southerly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning.

Issued Tue 16:05 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S

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