Hunter Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for NewcastleLow Wed 18:15 EST (0.5m)
High Thu 00:24 EST (1.6m)
Low Thu 06:43 EST (0.4m)
High Thu 13:11 EST (1.6m)
Tides for GosfordLow Wed 20:36 EST (0.0m)
High Thu 02:45 EST (0.8m)
Low Thu 09:07 EST (-0.1m)
High Thu 15:29 EST (0.8m)
forecast windsWednesday: W 25/30 kts
Thursday: SW 30 kts
Friday: SW 15/20 kts
Saturday: S/SW 15/20 kts
Wednesday: Westerly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Thursday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning southerly in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending south to southeasterly below 10 knots during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly 2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning.Issued Wed 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, S
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Strong Wind Warning for the Sydney Closed Waters, Macquarie Coast, Hunter Coast, Sydney Coast, Illawarra Coast, Batemans Coast and Eden
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The Grantham Floods Commission of Inquiry has heard the previous inquiry into the 2011 deluge prevented police from fully investigating the deaths that occurred during the disaster.
Parks and Wildlife will send staff by helicopter to remote Maatsuyker Island off Tasmania's south coast to assess damage from a lightning strike which has affected weather forecasting.