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Tides for Coffs Harbour

High Wed 12:03 EST (1.5m)
Low Wed 17:59 EST (0.4m)
High Thu 00:13 EST (1.6m)
Low Thu 06:40 EST (0.3m)

Tides for Port Macquarie

High Wed 12:30 EST (1.2m)
Low Wed 18:26 EST (0.3m)
High Thu 00:40 EST (1.3m)
Low Thu 07:07 EST (0.2m)

Tides for Nelson Bay

High Wed 12:17 EST (1.6m)
Low Wed 18:17 EST (0.4m)
High Thu 00:26 EST (1.6m)
Low Thu 06:45 EST (0.2m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: W/SW 20/30 kts
Thursday: S/SW 30 kts
Friday: S/SW 15/25 kts


West to southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching 20/30 knots in the south in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: South to southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching 30 knots in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, tending southerly 2/3 metres around midday. Outlook Friday: South to southwesterly 15/25 knots decreasing to 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres.

Issued Wed 04:10 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S

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