Macquarie Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Coffs Harbour
Tides for Port Macquarie
Tides for Nelson Bay
forecast windsWednesday: S/SW 10/15 kts
Thursday: NW 25 kts
Friday: W increasing 30 kts
Saturday: SW 15/25 kts
Wednesday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots decreasing to below 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore north of Port Macquarie. Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 15/20 knots in the morning then tending northwesterly in the late afternoon. Reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Port Macquarie in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, tending southeasterly below 1 metre later in the evening. Outlook Friday: Westerly 20/25 knots increasing to 30 knots before turning southwesterly 20/25 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then tending south to southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the evening.Issued Wed 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SE
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