Hunter Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Newcastle
Tides for Gosford
forecast windsTuesday: N/NW 15/20 kts
Wednesday: W 35 kts
Thursday: SW 25/40 kts
Friday: S/SW 20/30 kts
Tuesday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres. Wednesday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots turning westerly 20/30 knots during the morning and early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 35 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres by early evening. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 25/40 knots. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, tending southerly 3/5 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: South to southwesterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/20 knots during the afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. 1st. Swell: Southerly 3/5 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. 2nd. Swell: Easterly 1/2 metres, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the morning.Issued Tue 22:00 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E
most recent warnings
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