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Tides for Coffs Harbour

Low Sun 03:31 EST (0.1m)
High Sun 09:22 EST (1.5m)
Low Sun 15:15 EST (0.2m)
High Sun 21:48 EST (1.9m)

Tides for Port Macquarie

Low Sun 03:58 EST (0.1m)
High Sun 09:49 EST (1.2m)
Low Sun 15:42 EST (0.1m)
High Sun 22:15 EST (1.6m)

Tides for Nelson Bay

Low Sun 03:33 EST (0.0m)
High Sun 09:43 EST (1.6m)
Low Sun 15:25 EST (0.2m)
High Sun 21:50 EST (2.0m)

forecast winds

Sunday: N 25 kts
Monday: S/SW 15/25 kts
Tuesday: SE/SW 15/25 kts


Saturday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Sunday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots tending northerly 15/20 knots before dawn. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Port Macquarie during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots shifting south to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Southeast to southwesterly 15/20 knots becoming southwesterly 10/15 knots during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 15/25 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning.

Issued Sat 23:07 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S

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11:43 EST

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11:36 EST

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