Hunter Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for NewcastleHigh Thu 09:12 EDT (2.0m)
Low Thu 15:44 EDT (0.2m)
High Thu 21:46 EDT (1.5m)
Low Fri 03:28 EDT (0.4m)
Tides for GosfordHigh Thu 11:29 EDT (1.1m)
Low Thu 18:03 EDT (-0.2m)
High Fri 00:04 EDT (0.8m)
Low Fri 05:50 EDT (-0.1m)
forecast windsThursday: S 25/30 kts
Friday: S 30 kts
Saturday: NE 15/20 kts
Northerly 20/30 knots tending northwest to northeasterly in the late afternoon then shifting southerly 25/30 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Southerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Port Stephens early in the morning. Winds tending southeasterly 15/20 knots in the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly in the middle of the day. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Port Stephens by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore north of Port Stephens. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Thu 04:10 EDT
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, NE
most recent warnings
Gale Warning for the Batemans Coast and Eden Coast. Strong Wind Warning for all remaining coasts including Sydney Closed Waters
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Newcastle locals hoping for a morning swim ahead of a sweltering day have been left disappointed, with vandals emptying the city's ocean baths.
A severe weather warning is in place for damaging winds up to 90 kilometres per hour in Canberra today.
High winds overnight in Victoria kept the State Emergency Service (SES) busy with 700 calls for help across the state.