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Macquarie Coast Marine Weather Overview

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Tides for Coffs Harbour

Low Wed 03:23 EDT (0.2m)
High Wed 09:46 EDT (1.6m)
Low Wed 15:57 EDT (0.3m)
High Wed 21:54 EDT (1.4m)

Tides for Port Macquarie

Low Wed 03:50 EDT (0.2m)
High Wed 10:13 EDT (1.3m)
Low Wed 16:24 EDT (0.2m)
High Wed 22:21 EDT (1.2m)

Tides for Nelson Bay

Low Wed 03:32 EDT (0.3m)
High Wed 09:55 EDT (1.6m)
Low Wed 16:08 EDT (0.3m)
High Wed 22:10 EDT (1.5m)

forecast winds

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


Tuesday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots, locally reaching 20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Wednesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots turning easterly in the afternoon, reaching 20 knots north of Crowdy Head. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15/20 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: South to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. 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 Tue 20:26 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, SE

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Weather News

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21:20 EDT

Towns in Queensland's south-east have been hit by storms, but Brisbane has escaped much of the rainfall and the weather is no longer regarded as severe.

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17:59 EDT

The start of spring has been unusually dry across most of New South Wales.

Queensland coast warned to prepare for hot, fast fire season

14:52 EDT

The Queensland Rural Fire Service says fires on parts of the state's coast will burn hotter and faster this season due to the ongoing dry.