The light and variable winds are set to continue as a large high pressure system hovers over coast. Some good waves to be had during the morning's fuller tides as the surf is tending to close out on the low tide.
Swell still from the south-southeast at 1 to 1.5m. Wind north to north-west swinging south-east to east for the afternoon.
First up check out the reefs at Cowrie, Bar Beach and Merewether. Newcastle Beach off the Alley and Nobbys on the run out tide. Burwood, Redhead and Frenchmans to the south. Samurai and One Mile up at Port Stephens.
Crystal clear water with erosion at Merewether. Swim in the flags at the patrolled beaches that are opened.
Water temperature 20C.
Winds Variable below 10 knots.
Seas Below 1 metre.
Swell Southerly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather Partly cloudy.
Yesterday: Double Fantasy, 1.15; Hakuyo, 2.05; Aquadiva, 10.20; British Chief, 17.30; Msc Magali, 20.15; Golden Unity, 22.30.
Today: Barcarena, 0.45; Tenryu Maru, 3.45; Aquaprincess, 7.30; Saiyo, 15.00; HSC, 19.30; Corona Majesty, 23.15.
Yesterday: Maizuru Benten, 4.20; Corona Power, 12.50; Sen-oku, 18.42; Ttm Success, 21.00; Pan Daisy, 21.30; Hakuyo, 23.30.
Today: Double Fantasy, 2.15; Golden Unity, 14.00; British Chief, 15.30; Barcarena, 16.30; Aquadiva, 17.57; Msc Magali, 21.30.