Small inconsistant conditions till the next change. Mornings high tide to fill a few breaks and once again check out the inner reesf. Light offshore will keep surf clean till seabreeze comes through. Swell from the SSE at 0.5 to 1m. Wind light and variable N/W to North tending East for the afternoon. Sure to be a few out early off Cowrie Hole, Bar Reef and Merewether. Shorebreaks at South Bar and Pogos. Redhead, Blacksmiths and Moonie to the south. Samurai and Birubi up at Port Stephens. Swimming conditions are okay and few patches of algae about.Swim at patrolled beaches and stay in or near flagged areas.Water temp 17C. – Dave Anderson
Winds Northerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 25 knots offshore north of Norah Head in the evening. Seas Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Swell Southerly around 1 metre. Weather Cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening.
Yesterday: Grand Century, 3.20am; Shinchi Maru, 4.42am; Aal Shanghai, 5.15am; HI Shinboryeong, 11.54am; Astarte, 12.20pm; DI Cosmos, 2.30pm; Corona Wisdom, 6pm; Pan Komipo, 9pm.
Today: Key Light, 12.15am; Sen-oku, 6am; Formosabulk Brave, 9am.
Yesterday: Ads Arendal, 12.10am; HI Pride, 7.15am; Sincere Pisces, 7.18am; Rising Himeji, 8.48am; High Trust, 1.38pm; Dyna Crane, 5pm; Hebei Triumph, 7.19pm;
Today: Spring Zephyr, 1.45am; Astarte, 4.30am; Grand Century, 7.30am; Shinchi Maru, 1.30pm; Key Light, 3.15pm; Zafer, 6pm.
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