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Tides for Newcastle

High Tue 00:54 EST (1.3m)
Low Tue 06:51 EST (0.6m)
High Tue 13:33 EST (1.5m)
Low Tue 20:10 EST (0.6m)

Tides for Gosford

High Tue 03:14 EST (0.6m)
Low Tue 09:13 EST (0.1m)
High Tue 15:52 EST (0.7m)
Low Tue 22:28 EST (0.1m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: SW 35 kts
Wednesday: SW 30/40 kts
Thursday: SW 25/35 kts


Monday: Northerly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore south of Port Stephens. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres. Tuesday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots shifting southwesterly 15/25 knots in the morning then increasing to 20/30 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 35 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres, tending southerly 2/3 metres by early evening. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms offshore from the early morning, extending throughout from the late morning. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions in the afternoon and evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Wednesday: Southwesterly 30/40 knots. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: Southerly 3 metres, increasing to 4/5 metres during the morning. Weather: The chance of isolated thunderstorms. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 25/35 knots turning southerly 20/30 knots during the evening. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly 4/5 metres. Weather: The chance of isolated thunderstorms in the morning.

Issued Mon 23:06 EST

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, S

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