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Tides for Newcastle

High Thu 12:42 (1.5m)
Low Thu 18:39 (0.5m)
High Fri 01:07 (1.7m)
Low Fri 07:34 (0.5m)

forecast winds

Thursday: SE 25/30 kts
Friday: E 15/20 kts
Saturday: NE 15/20 kts


Southeasterly 25/30 knots turning easterly 20/25 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 2 metres, tending easterly 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Saturday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots turning northerly during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Easterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.

Issued Thu 04:10 EDT

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, SE

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