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Tides for Coffs Harbour

High Wed 06:08 EST (1.3m)
Low Wed 11:59 EST (0.3m)
High Wed 18:52 EST (1.8m)
Low Thu 01:19 EST (0.3m)

Tides for Port Macquarie

High Wed 06:35 EST (1.0m)
Low Wed 12:26 EST (0.2m)
High Wed 19:19 EST (1.5m)
Low Thu 01:46 EST (0.2m)

Tides for Nelson Bay

High Wed 06:26 EST (1.3m)
Low Wed 12:03 EST (0.4m)
High Wed 18:42 EST (1.8m)
Low Thu 01:20 EST (0.2m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: S 20 kts
Thursday: N 15/25 kts
Friday: NW 15/25 kts


Tuesday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Crowdy Head in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 2.5/3 metres. Wednesday: Southerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds decreasing to below 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 22:00 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, S

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