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Tides for Coffs Harbour

High Sat 19:42 EDT (1.5m)
Low Sun 01:57 EDT (0.3m)
High Sun 08:08 EDT (1.4m)
Low Sun 14:07 EDT (0.3m)

Tides for Port Macquarie

High Sat 20:09 EDT (1.2m)
Low Sun 02:24 EDT (0.2m)
High Sun 08:35 EDT (1.2m)
Low Sun 14:34 EDT (0.2m)

Tides for Nelson Bay

High Sat 19:46 EDT (1.5m)
Low Sun 02:01 EDT (0.3m)
High Sun 08:18 EDT (1.5m)
Low Sun 14:18 EDT (0.4m)

forecast winds

Saturday: N/NE 15/20 kts
Sunday: N 15/25 kts
Monday: N 15/20 kts


North to northeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Northerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Northerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Sat 04:10 EDT

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

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Weather News

A stormy week ahead for the southeast

14:57 EDT

A broad, slow moving trough is currently traversing southeastern parts of the nation and will continue to move east in the coming days.

How drought pushed well-known Queensland cattle breeder to move to King Island for rainfall

10:01 EDT

A well known Queensland stud cattle breeder says years of drought and the changing climate is why his family sold its Queensland property and relocated half their herd to King Island.

Reduced market options for wheaten hay: exporter

16:14 EDT

Farmers across of Australia have been forced to cut areas of their cereal crops for wheaten hay, despite the product's lack of appeal on international markets.