Light and variable winds are likely to go onshore today. No increase in swell with conditions around the same size as the last couple of days. Best to get in early before the tide begins to fill.
Swell from the south-east to south at 1 to 1.2m. Wind light west to south-west tending south-east.
Tides shallow first up and there has been some backwash at Dixon and Pogos. Merewether sure to have a few out and try the banks at South Bar and The Alley. Dudley, Moonie and Catho to the south. One Mile up at Port Stephens.
Waters clean and clear in and shorebreaks are shallow on the lower tides. Swim between the flags at patrolled beaches. Water temperature 19c.
Winds Variable about 10 knots.
Seas Below 0.5 metres.
Swell Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather Partly cloudy. 60 per cent chance of showers and the chance of a thunderstorm.
Yesterday: Mizunagi Ii 2.55; Shin Sekiyo, 5.20; Asphalt Transporter, 10.06; Coral Emerald, 14.30; Ts Index, 20.00. Today: Pendulum, 0.30; Team Hope, 1.00; Rtm Cabot, 6.30; Tokiwa Maru, 14.30; Hebei Universe, 15.00; Kachidoki, 16.45; Sbi Swing, 22.00.
Yesterday: Stolt Renge, 2.54; Wincanton, 19.00; Mizunagi Ii, 21.15; China Steel Exploration, 22.30; Maria A Angelicoussi, 23.00.
Today: Shin Sekiyo, 2.45; Coral Emerald, 8.45; Ultra Innovation, 9.30; Team Hope, 21.30.