Hunter Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Newcastle
Tides for Gosford
forecast windsFriday: S 15/20 kts
Saturday: S 10/15 kts
Sunday: E 10/15 kts
Southerly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: South to southeasterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots becoming easterly 10/15 knots during the morning then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore north of Norah Head.Issued Fri 04:10 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SSE
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A slow-moving tropical low has drenched the WA mining town of Port Hedland, which has received more than 270 millimetres of rain this week.
Authorities are preparing for a potential cyclone that could hit the north Queensland coast in coming days, as the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) tracks a tropical low in the Coral Sea that is expected to strengthen.
A tropical low off north Queensland has a high chance of developing into a cyclone and making landfall by early next week, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.