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Tides for Coffs Harbour

Low Tue 05:03 EST (0.2m)
High Tue 11:06 EST (1.5m)
Low Tue 17:00 EST (0.3m)
High Tue 23:22 EST (1.7m)

Tides for Port Macquarie

Low Tue 05:30 EST (0.1m)
High Tue 11:33 EST (1.2m)
Low Tue 17:27 EST (0.2m)
High Tue 23:49 EST (1.4m)

Tides for Nelson Bay

Low Tue 05:06 EST (0.1m)
High Tue 11:23 EST (1.6m)
Low Tue 17:17 EST (0.3m)
High Tue 23:31 EST (1.8m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: S/SW 25 kts
Wednesday: W 20/30 kts
Thursday: S/SW 25/30 kts


Monday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching 25 knots offshore. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres. Tuesday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching 25 knots offshore in the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the afternoon then becoming southwesterly 15/20 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots turning westerly 20/30 knots during the day. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: West to southwesterly 20/30 knots tending south to southwesterly 25/30 knots during the day. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the evening.

Issued Mon 22:30 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, S

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