Macquarie Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Coffs HarbourHigh Wed 10:46 EST (1.6m)
Low Wed 16:52 EST (0.2m)
High Wed 23:01 EST (1.6m)
Low Thu 05:17 EST (0.2m)
Tides for Port MacquarieHigh Wed 11:13 EST (1.4m)
Low Wed 17:19 EST (0.2m)
High Wed 23:28 EST (1.3m)
Low Thu 05:44 EST (0.1m)
Tides for Nelson BayHigh Wed 10:59 EST (1.8m)
Low Wed 17:05 EST (0.2m)
High Wed 23:17 EST (1.6m)
Low Thu 05:26 EST (0.2m)
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
most recent warnings
Several significant cold snaps in July were the only remarkable weather events in what the Bureau of Meteorology has labelled an average winter.
Much of the state has seen great rainfall over winter, with only the north and central coast missing out.
Snow has fallen in Western Australia's Stirling Ranges, including Bluff Knoll, for the second time in a matter of weeks, after a chilly night in the Great Southern.