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Tides for Coffs Harbour

High Fri 07:44 EST (1.4m)
Low Fri 13:36 EST (0.2m)
High Fri 20:19 EST (1.9m)
Low Sat 02:47 EST (0.2m)

Tides for Port Macquarie

High Fri 08:11 EST (1.1m)
Low Fri 14:03 EST (0.1m)
High Fri 20:46 EST (1.6m)
Low Sat 03:14 EST (0.1m)

Tides for Nelson Bay

High Fri 08:05 EST (1.5m)
Low Fri 13:43 EST (0.3m)
High Fri 20:16 EST (2.0m)
Low Sat 02:48 EST (0.0m)

forecast winds

Friday: W/NW 20 kts
Saturday: N increasing 15/20 kts
Sunday: N 15/20 kts


Thursday: Northerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Port Macquarie in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Friday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the morning. Winds turning south to southwesterly in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northerly about 10 knots increasing to 15/20 knots early in the morning then tending northwesterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 0.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots tending northerly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.

Issued Thu 22:41 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S

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16:15 EST

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