Macquarie Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Coffs HarbourLow Thu 05:17 EST (0.2m)
High Thu 11:41 EST (1.6m)
Low Thu 17:51 EST (0.3m)
High Thu 23:52 EST (1.4m)
Tides for Port MacquarieLow Thu 05:44 EST (0.1m)
High Thu 12:08 EST (1.3m)
Low Thu 18:18 EST (0.2m)
High Fri 00:19 EST (1.2m)
Tides for Nelson BayLow Thu 05:26 EST (0.2m)
High Thu 11:51 EST (1.7m)
Low Thu 18:06 EST (0.3m)
High Fri 00:12 EST (1.5m)
forecast windsThursday: W/SW 35 kts
Friday: SW 30/40 kts
Saturday: S 10/15 kts
Wednesday: Northerly 10/15 knots, reaching 15/25 knots offshore. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Thursday: Northerly 15/25 knots, reaching 30 knots offshore, west to southwesterly in the afternoon. Winds reaching 35 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: 2/4 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 30/40 knots tending southerly 25/35 knots early in the morning then decreasing to 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 2 metres, tending southeasterly 2 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then tending east to northeasterly around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 10/15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the evening.Issued Wed 22:12 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, S
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