It was under 9C at RealSurf HQ at 0730. There was a steady WSW breeze of around 10-15 kts under mostly sunny skies and out at sea the swell was 2 metres at 12 seconds from 166°. Tide was just coming off the low at 0650 and will be back to a 1.6 m high at 1320. The Bureau says we’ll have a chilly high of 16C today.
As you can see from the pics, sets were head high to a bit overhead at both the point and along the beach. It seemed to be reasonably consistent too, so although there are a fair number of people in the water, your chances of picking off the odd fun one look okay.
Swell should decline gradually across the day but still be surfable tomorrow. Thursday and Friday may be marginal but then it currently seems that we may get another little south pulse as we go into the weekend.
Stay safe, mask up indoors and have a great Tuesday!
Fresh south to southwesterly winds will gradually ease today as a complex low near New Zealand moves away to the east and a high pressure system over the Bight extends a ridge across the state. This high looks set to become the dominant feature across New South Wales for the coming days, promoting light winds. The next cold front is forecast to clip the southeast late on Thursday, bringing a strong southerly change to much of the New South Wales coast on Friday.
Forecast for Tuesday until midnight
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Around 1 metre.
Southerly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres by early evening.
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Wednesday 26 August
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Thursday 27 August
Westerly 10 to 15 knots.
Below 1 metre.
Southerly 1.5 metres.