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Tides for Newcastle

High Thu 20:32 EST (2.0m)
Low Fri 03:08 EST (0.3m)
High Fri 09:12 EST (1.5m)
Low Fri 14:45 EST (0.5m)

Tides for Gosford

Low Thu 16:19 EST (0.0m)
High Thu 22:52 EST (1.0m)
Low Fri 05:29 EST (-0.1m)
High Fri 11:26 EST (0.7m)

forecast winds

Thursday: S/SW 35 kts
Friday: S 30 kts
Saturday: W/NW 15/20 kts


West to southwesterly 20/25 knots tending south to southwesterly 25/30 knots in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 35 knots offshore south of Norah Head in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the morning. Winds tending south to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2.5/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Outlook Saturday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots turning southwesterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres.

Issued Thu 08:01 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S

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