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Macquarie Coast Marine Weather Overview

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Tides

Tides for Coffs Harbour

Low Sat 13:24 EST (0.1m)
High Sat 19:57 EST (1.9m)
Low Sun 02:21 EST (0.0m)
High Sun 08:15 EST (1.6m)

Tides for Port Macquarie

Low Sat 13:51 EST (0.0m)
High Sat 20:24 EST (1.6m)
Low Sun 02:48 EST (0.0m)
High Sun 08:42 EST (1.3m)

Tides for Nelson Bay

Low Sat 13:29 EST (0.2m)
High Sat 19:55 EST (2.0m)
Low Sun 02:22 EST (-0.0m)
High Sun 08:32 EST (1.6m)

forecast winds

Saturday: NW/NE 10/15 kts
Sunday: SW increasing 20/30 kts
Monday: SW 15/20 kts

forecast

Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon then tending northwest to southwesterly in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre north of Crowdy Head during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Crowdy Head later in the evening. Sunday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots early in the morning then tending south to southwesterly 15/25 knots early in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday, then increasing to 2/3 metres by early evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres.

Issued Sat 12:05 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, S

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