Fairfax Media Network

Marine Weather

Step 1.  Select a state     Step 2. Select a district

Macquarie Coast Marine Weather Overview

Swell height  Swell height warning  Districts with warnings Wind Icon  3pm forecast wind

Tides

Tides for Coffs Harbour

Tides for Port Macquarie

Tides for Nelson Bay

forecast winds

Thursday: NE 20 kts
Friday: NE 10/15 kts
Saturday: SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Wednesday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Port Macquarie. Thursday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots early in the morning then increasing to 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre south of Port Macquarie. 1st. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Crowdy Head. 2nd. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots becoming easterly about 10 knots early in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. 1st. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Port Macquarie. 2nd. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.

Issued Wed 22:00 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, N

most recent warnings

There are no warnings current.

View all current warnings

Smoky Cape Forecast Graphs

7-day Wave Graph

Tides Graph

Sun & Moon Times

First light Sunrise Sunset Last light moon rise moon set Moon phase new moon first quarter full moon last quarter
first light
06:08 EDT
sunrise
06:33 EDT
sunset
19:29 EDT
last light
19:54 EDT
rise
03:02 EDT
set
16:59 EDT
moon
moon
Feb 27
moon
Mar 5
moon
Mar 13
moon
Mar 21
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Power plant outages contributed to overloading scare during NSW heatwave, report finds

18:22 EDT

Australia's energy operator has found power plant failures contributed to the unprecedented pressure on the New South Wales electricity grid during this month's heatwave.

Sydney flying fox backyard rescues at record high due to food shortage, heat

15:24 EDT

Flying fox rescuers in Sydney are experiencing "the worst season ever" as a record number of bats get caught and injured in nets used to protect backyard fruit trees.

Weekend rainfall on the cards for hot and dry inland NSW

11:55 EDT

With a few days to go until the official end to the summer season, it looks like parts of New South Wales could still see the odd drop of rain.