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1 - 3 ft ENE
@ 8 sec
10 kn ENE
16 min ago
Outgoing tide
H 5:59 AM (1.9m)
L 12:33 PM (0.9m)
H 5:55 PM (1.4m)
L 12:00 AM (0.6m)
5:17 AM 6:43 PM
23° Water
Anthony Spinks

Today's Regional Outlook


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Region: Sunshine 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 Anthony Spinks
  • Today's rating - Average

     Sunshine Coast Regional Morning Report ( Monday 25th January 5:16am) It's looking reasonably good this morning with the primary ENE swell starting to fill in with average wave height along the exposed open beaches in the waist to head high range, being just a little smaller inside those southern corners and bays. Surf conditions are fair to good subject to location and exposure to the light SW winds currently in play. The downside is the incoming tide is starting to bury those outer sand banks, so expect fuller slower waves especially, even more so on the points with  high tide at (6:03am Maroochydore). Best options early are the northern beaches, Maroochydore, Alex, Point Cartwright, The pocket at Kawana, Wurtulla south to Ann Street, and Kings Beach.

    Rest of the Day Outlook: We should see a slow building trend in ENE tradewind swell throughout the day, with the morning surf conditions starting to deteriorate as the forecast Easterly winds start to kick in up to 15 knots. The open beaches will have the larger wind affected waves size, being more favourable on the points of Noosa, Alex and Point Cartwright. (Low Tide Maroochydore 12:29pm - High Tide 5:48pm)


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Tomorrow's Regional Surf Forecast

2 - 3ft E
@ 9 sec
7 kn ENE
@ 1 AM

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