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Tides for Coffs Harbour

High Wed 00:34 EST (1.7m)
Low Wed 07:13 EST (0.3m)
High Wed 13:28 EST (1.4m)
Low Wed 19:16 EST (0.6m)

Tides for Port Macquarie

Low Tue 18:36 EST (0.4m)
High Wed 01:01 EST (1.4m)
Low Wed 07:40 EST (0.2m)
High Wed 13:55 EST (1.2m)

Tides for Nelson Bay

Low Tue 18:28 EST (0.5m)
High Wed 00:41 EST (1.7m)
Low Wed 07:13 EST (0.3m)
High Wed 13:38 EST (1.6m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: S 30 kts
Wednesday: S/SE 15/25 kts
Thursday: E/NE 10/15 kts
Friday: NW 15/25 kts


Tuesday: Southerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Crowdy Head in the evening. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 2/2.5 metres. Wednesday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Port Macquarie early in the morning. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre from midday. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon then tending north to northeasterly in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Northerly 15/20 knots tending northwesterly 15/25 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: South to southeasterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.

Issued Tue 16:05 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S

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