Macquarie Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Coffs HarbourLow Thu 12:48 EST (0.2m)
High Thu 19:36 EST (1.9m)
Low Fri 02:03 EST (0.2m)
High Fri 07:44 EST (1.4m)
Tides for Port MacquarieLow Thu 13:15 EST (0.2m)
High Thu 20:03 EST (1.6m)
Low Fri 02:30 EST (0.2m)
High Fri 08:11 EST (1.1m)
Tides for Nelson BayLow Thu 12:53 EST (0.3m)
High Thu 19:29 EST (2.0m)
Low Fri 02:04 EST (0.1m)
High Fri 08:05 EST (1.5m)
forecast windsThursday: N 25 kts
Friday: W/NW 25 kts
Saturday: N 15/20 kts
Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon. Winds 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 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Friday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Port Macquarie early in the morning. Winds shifting southerly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 15/20 knots turning west to northwesterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.Issued Thu 02:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S
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