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Tides for Coffs Harbour

High Wed 19:57 EST (1.9m)
Low Thu 02:24 EST (0.3m)
High Thu 08:02 EST (1.4m)
Low Thu 13:51 EST (0.3m)

Tides for Port Macquarie

Low Wed 13:34 EST (0.2m)
High Wed 20:24 EST (1.6m)
Low Thu 02:51 EST (0.2m)
High Thu 08:29 EST (1.1m)

Tides for Nelson Bay

High Wed 19:50 EST (1.9m)
Low Thu 02:26 EST (0.2m)
High Thu 08:25 EST (1.4m)
Low Thu 14:00 EST (0.4m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: S/SW increasing 10/15 kts
Thursday: SW 35 kts
Friday: S/SW 25/35 kts


Wednesday: South to southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the middle of the day then decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Thursday: West to southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15/25 knots early in the morning then becoming southwesterly 25/30 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 35 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2/3 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: South to southwesterly 25/35 knots becoming southerly 15/25 knots during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon.

Issued Wed 10:00 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S

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Weather News

Unseasonal Tropical Cyclone Raquel develops near Solomon Islands

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11:18 EST

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Cyclone in July: Weather bureau declares Raquel poses no threat to Queensland

09:46 EST

Queensland forecasters have named Raquel as their first ever recorded July cyclone, which has formed this morning north of the Solomon Islands.