Hunter Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for NewcastleHigh Wed 06:24 EST (1.4m)
Low Wed 12:01 EST (0.5m)
High Wed 18:40 EST (1.8m)
Low Thu 01:18 EST (0.4m)
Tides for GosfordLow Wed 02:53 EST (0.0m)
High Wed 08:41 EST (0.6m)
Low Wed 14:23 EST (0.0m)
High Wed 20:59 EST (1.0m)
forecast windsWednesday: S 20 kts
Thursday: N 15/25 kts
Friday: NW 15/25 kts
Tuesday: Southwest to southerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore north of Norah Head. Swell: Southerly 2.5/3 metres. Wednesday: Southerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the morning. Winds becoming variable below 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: North to northeasterly about 10 knots tending north to northwesterly 10/15 knots before dawn then becoming northerly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots turning west to southwesterly 15/20 knots during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 0.5 metres during the evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.Issued Tue 22:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, S
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