Surf looks like getting a pulse of swell for today and conditions to vary. Once again cleaner early before wind goes around to onshore. Tide to be filling to a late morning high. Swell from the S/E to South at 1.5 to 2m. Wind North to N/E freshening for the afternoon. Tides still shallow first up and few closeouts at times on the sets. Merewether, Pogos and South Bar the better options. Redhead, Frenchmans and North Catho to the south. Birubie up at Port Stephens. Shallow afternoon low. Few patrches of kelp about and waters slightly murky in. Bar Beach, Nobbys and Merewether are patrolled. Water temp 17C.
Winds Northwest to northeasterly about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the early arvo then northerly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Port Stephens in the late evening. Seas Below 1 metre, to 1 to 2 metres by early evening. Swell Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres. Weather Partly cloudy.
Yesterday: Huanghai Developer, 1.30am; Elegant Salute, 4.50am; Oasis Island, 5.20am; Tug Plenty, 8.30am; Tai Keystone, 11.24am; Kennadi, 12.18pm; Maizuru Kichijo.
Today: Ttm Hope, 12.45am; Yongji, 1.45am; Reiyo, 3.30am; Glovis Advance, 5.30am; Taipower Prosperity V, 7.45am; African Jay, 1.30pm; Van Emabari, 7.45pm.
Yesterday: Jp Magenta, 1.20am; Rosco Plum, 1.50am; Rising Himeji, 5am; Wincanton, 6.05am; La Sauternais, 7.12am; Kure Maru, 8.50am; Elegant Salute, 10pm; Kokopo Chief, 11.15pm; Eigen, 11.45pm.
Today: Tai Keystone, 6.30am; Glory Atlantic, 11am; Asphalt Carrier, 12.30pm; Asahi Bulker, 6pm; Maizuru Kichijo, 6.30pm; Kennadi, 10.30pm; Ttm Hope, 9pm.
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