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Macquarie Coast Marine Weather Overview

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Tides for Coffs Harbour

Low Wed 15:57 EDT (0.3m)
High Wed 21:54 EDT (1.4m)
Low Thu 03:53 EDT (0.2m)
High Thu 10:21 EDT (1.6m)

Tides for Port Macquarie

Low Wed 16:24 EDT (0.2m)
High Wed 22:21 EDT (1.2m)
Low Thu 04:20 EDT (0.2m)
High Thu 10:48 EDT (1.3m)

Tides for Nelson Bay

Low Wed 16:08 EDT (0.3m)
High Wed 22:10 EDT (1.5m)
Low Thu 04:02 EDT (0.3m)
High Thu 10:29 EDT (1.7m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: E locally 20 kts
Thursday: E/NE locally 20 kts
Friday: N 15/25 kts


Wednesday: Easterly 10/15 knots, locally reaching 20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Thursday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots, locally reaching 20 knots in the morning and again in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots tending northerly 15/25 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Wed 10:00 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SSE

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