Macquarie Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Coffs Harbour
Tides for Port Macquarie
Tides for Nelson Bay
forecast windsThursday: SW 30 kts
Friday: SW 25 kts
Saturday: S/SW 15/20 kts
Sunday: E/NE 10/15 kts
Thursday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Friday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Crowdy Head in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres around midday. Outlook Saturday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending south to southeasterly during the morning and early afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Sunday: Southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day then becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. 1st. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the evening. 2nd. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.Issued Thu 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, S
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Strong Wind Warning for the Coffs, Macquarie, Hunter, Batemans and Eden Coasts. Cancelled for Sydney and Illawarra Coasts
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