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Sunshine Coast/Gold Coast 5 Day Surf Forecast


Building E/SE swell with E/SE winds,


Further increase in E'ly swell with E/SE winds.


Easing E swell with E/SE winds.


Good E'ly swell with SW tending NE winds.


Easing E/SE swell with NW winds.

5-day Swell Chart

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21:22 EDT

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18:37 EDT

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