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TODAY'S REPORT
1 - 2 ft+ SSE
@ 9 sec
8 kn NNE
11 min ago
Outgoing tide
H 11:13 AM (1.6m)
L 5:43 PM (0.2m)
H 11:33 PM (1.1m)
L 5:04 AM (0.3m)
5:06 AM 6:46 PM
26° Water
Andrew McKinnon

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 Andrew McKinnon
  • Today's rating - Good

    Gold Coast Regional Morning Report: Sunday 17th January: A SSW breeze first thing with a slightly smaller swell this morning turning a little more ESE in direction knee to waist high on the Points and waist-high on the open beachbreaks. Plenty of surfing options first thing. Make the most of it coming off a low tide at 4 am and the next High tide at 11 am. Will improve with the incoming tide.  

    Rest of the Day Outlook:  Expecting SE winds for later turning on favouring southerly protected corners and holding in the knee to waist high size. 

    Surf Forecast. 1- 2ft /1 -2ft SSE - Residual East tradewind swell crosses over with slight south swell. Early light SW/SSW winds turn moderate SE during the day, then easterly around 10-15 knots in the afternoon.

    Coastal Wind forecast – Winds Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.

    1st Swell Southerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.

    2nd Swell Easterly around 1 metre.

    .Weather Partly cloudy. 20% chance of showers

    Tides – L 4.07(.46) H 10.47am (1.72) L 5.21pm (.45)

    Weather Synoptic. A high [1014 hPa] near New Zealand maintains a weak ridge along the southern Queensland coast. A trough over southern inland parts moves offshore of the southeast coast Saturday with a weak southeasterly change moving up the coast in its wake. The trough moves back inland of the coast over the weekend as a ridge develops along the coast on Sunday. 

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1 - 2ft+ SSE
@ 9 sec
7 kn ENE
@ 1 AM
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