Winds will begin to ease today but won't clean the choppy surf conditions up too much till later on in the week. Low pressure is slowly moving to the east so swell to slowly drop over the next few days. Swell south-east to south at 2 to 3m. Winds moderate south-west to south tending east during afternoon.
Tides full early morning which will be the best opportunity if keen.South facing reefs slightly cleaner but not all that consistent. Merewether first up sure to have a few out on the rights. Nobbys Bank on the midday low. Dudley and Caves to the south.
Seals Rocks to the north. Cooler current and sweeps taking some sand out of the southern corners. Most beaches closed today. Water temperature 15C.
Winds Southerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the afternoon then northerly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Seas 1 to 1.5 metres. Swell Southerly 2 to 3 metres. Weather Partly cloudy. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions in the morning are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.
Yesterday: Bright Wind, 18.30; Yangtze Xing Xiu, 19.00; Nord Trust, 21.00; Se Pacifica, 21.30; La Loirais, 22.00. Today: Corona Royal, 0.15; Miss Simona, 0.45; Lake Dolphin, 13.30; Bottiglieri Ambition, 16.45; Hellas Calafia, 19.00; Diamond Wind, 20.00.
Yesterday: Cemtex Fortune, 7.09; Corona Dynamic, 7.55; Ocean Lucky, 14.54; Keoyang Orient, 16.33; Chin Shan, 17.00; Uni Blossom, 20.00. Today: Bright Wind, 12.15; Yangtze Xing Xiu, 15.30; La Loiras, 23.30.
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