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TODAY
2 ft E
@ 8 sec
8 kn SSW
14 min ago
Outgoing tide
H 1:05 AM (1.4m)
L 7:48 AM (0.6m)
H 1:28 PM (1.0m)
L 7:02 PM (0.5m)
5:56 AM 5:44 PM
26° Water
Ben Macartney

Today's Regional Outlook

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Outlook Info

Region: Gold Coast

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Your regional outlook is an expert analysis of today’s surf conditions. This covers a stretch of coastline which includes a number of surf spots and beaches. Created by a passionate group of surfers/weather geeks known as the Coastalwatch forecast team. Their focus, is providing you with the best tools to score great waves all year round, because let’s be honest - they don’t mind a few waves themselves.


by Ben Macartney
  • Today's rating - Average

    Fading Easterly swell hangs in at low-levels under early light winds, up to a slow 2ft across the most exposed beaches, more like 1 to 2ft at best elsewhere and verging on flat inside the points and bays. Early light WSW to SSW winds at 5 to 10 knots see clean conditions until they turn SSE to SE 10 to 15 knots during the day, ESE in the afternoon.

    ...As the coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold, everyone across the world is experiencing unprecedented, fast-changing and ever-confusing times – and that includes us surfers and general ocean lovers across Australia’s coasts. But one thing we can be certain of is that social distancing and self isolating is needed in order to beat the coronavirus. And the sooner and more completely we all do that, the sooner we can get back to what we love.

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  • Morning
    Swell: 0.6m
    Wind: SSE 0-10 kts
    Best at: Exposed areas
    Conditions: Clean & deteriorating later

    Afternoon
    Swell: 0.5m
    Wind: SE 10-20 kts
    Best at: Exposed areas
    Conditions: Windblown

Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

1 - 2ft E
@ 8 sec
11 kn S
@ 12 AM
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