Hunter Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Newcastle
Tides for Gosford
forecast windsWednesday: NE 20 kts
Thursday: N/NE 35 kts
Friday: NW increasing 25/35 kts
Saturday: W 25/35 kts
Wednesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots turning northeasterly in the evening. Reaching up to 20 knots south of Port Stephens in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Port Stephens later in the evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Thursday: North to northeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore north of Port Stephens in the late morning. Turning west to northwesterly 20/30 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres offshore north of Port Stephens during the morning. 1st. Swell: North to northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. 2nd. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then tending southeasterly around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Friday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots increasing to 25/35 knots in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Northeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 25/35 knots. Seas: 2/4 metres. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, NNE
most recent warnings
Coastal Gale Wind Warning for Byron, Hunter, Illawarra, Batemans and Eden Coasts. Strong Wind Warning elsewhere for Thursday
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Tasmanians are being warned to prepare for wind and rains forecast to lash the state on Thursday.
Power is gradually being turned back on across parts of South Australia but much of the state remains in darkness after a widespread blackout.
Federal Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg says serious questions will be raised about how the entirety of South Australia could be left without electricity in the wake of a huge storm, dubbed the largest in 50 years.