Hunter Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for NewcastleLow Thu 05:24 EST (0.3m)
High Thu 11:49 EST (1.7m)
Low Thu 18:04 EST (0.4m)
High Fri 00:10 EST (1.5m)
Tides for GosfordLow Thu 07:46 EST (-0.1m)
High Thu 14:07 EST (0.9m)
Low Thu 20:24 EST (-0.1m)
High Fri 02:31 EST (0.7m)
forecast windsThursday: W/SW 35 kts
Friday: S 25/35 kts
Saturday: S/SE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: Northerly 10/15 knots, reaching 15/25 knots offshore. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Thursday: Northerly 15/25 knots, reaching 30 knots offshore, shifting west to southwesterly in the late morning or afternoon. Winds reaching 35 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Southerly 25/35 knots decreasing to 15/25 knots in the morning then tending southeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres around midday, then decreasing to 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southerly 2 metres, tending southeasterly 2 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Variable below 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres, tending southerly 1.5 metres during the evening.Issued Wed 22:12 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, S
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