Hunter Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for NewcastleHigh Mon 21:31 EST (1.9m)
Low Tue 03:50 EST (0.1m)
High Tue 10:07 EST (1.8m)
Low Tue 16:06 EST (0.3m)
Tides for GosfordLow Mon 17:33 EST (-0.2m)
High Mon 23:52 EST (1.0m)
Low Tue 06:12 EST (-0.2m)
High Tue 12:23 EST (0.9m)
forecast windsMonday: SW 15/20 kts
Tuesday: W/SW 20 kts
Wednesday: N/NE 15/20 kts
Monday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Tuesday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Norah Head in the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming north to northeasterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres, tending southeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the evening.Issued Mon 10:20 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, S
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Winter 2015 varied significantly across Australia, with southeastern parts of Australia shivering through their coldest winter in years, whilst western and northern parts basked in much warmer than average conditions.