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Marine Rescue NSW Deputy Commissioner of Operations and Capability, Alex Barrell is urging boaters to check the conditions before heading out on the water with hazardous surf expected along the Macquarie, Coffs and Byron Coasts until Saturday night.

‘Take care over coming days as we see the large and hazardous surf conditions hit many parts of the coastline,’ said Barrell said.

Mr Barrell is also reminding boaters to ensure they have the correct safety equipment onboard their vessel for their trip.

‘As always, it’s important that boaters log on and log off with their local Marine Rescue base on VHF Channel 16.’

The Marine Rescue NSW app can be downloaded free from the App Store for iOS devices and Google Play for Android devices.

Please find attached radio grabs of Alex Barrell and an image of a Marine Rescue NSW vessel.


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