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Macquarie Coast Marine Weather Overview

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Tides for Coffs Harbour

High Fri 19:13 EST (1.8m)
Low Sat 01:38 EST (0.1m)
High Sat 07:28 EST (1.5m)
Low Sat 13:24 EST (0.1m)

Tides for Port Macquarie

High Fri 19:40 EST (1.5m)
Low Sat 02:05 EST (0.0m)
High Sat 07:55 EST (1.2m)
Low Sat 13:51 EST (0.0m)

Tides for Nelson Bay

High Fri 19:06 EST (1.9m)
Low Sat 01:38 EST (0.0m)
High Sat 07:44 EST (1.6m)
Low Sat 13:29 EST (0.2m)

forecast winds

Friday: W 20 kts
Saturday: S/SW 10/15 kts
Sunday: SW 15/25 kts


Friday: Westerly 10/15 knots, reaching 20 knots offshore south of Port Macquarie, tending south to southwesterly in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Saturday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending north to northeasterly in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.

Issued Fri 10:18 EST

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

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