Macquarie Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Coffs HarbourLow Wed 16:52 EST (0.2m)
High Wed 23:01 EST (1.6m)
Low Thu 05:17 EST (0.2m)
High Thu 11:41 EST (1.6m)
Tides for Port MacquarieLow Wed 17:19 EST (0.2m)
High Wed 23:28 EST (1.3m)
Low Thu 05:44 EST (0.1m)
High Thu 12:08 EST (1.3m)
Tides for Nelson BayLow Wed 17:05 EST (0.2m)
High Wed 23:17 EST (1.6m)
Low Thu 05:26 EST (0.2m)
High Thu 11:51 EST (1.7m)
forecast windsWednesday: N 25 kts
Thursday: W/SW 35 kts
Friday: SW 30/35 kts
Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Crowdy Head in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon, then increasing to 1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening. Thursday: Northerly 20/30 knots shifting west to southwesterly in the late morning and early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 35 knots offshore south of Crowdy Head in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres later in the evening. Swell: Below 0.5 metres, tending easterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then tending northeasterly 1/1.5 metres around midday. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 30/35 knots turning southerly 20/30 knots during the morning then decreasing to 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 2/4 metres, decreasing below 2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Wed 10:00 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, S
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