Hunter Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for NewcastleHigh Sun 01:34 EDT (1.7m)
Low Sun 07:43 EDT (0.5m)
High Sun 13:47 EDT (1.5m)
Low Sun 20:00 EDT (0.4m)
Tides for GosfordHigh Sun 03:51 EDT (0.8m)
Low Sun 10:03 EDT (0.0m)
High Sun 16:09 EDT (0.8m)
Low Sun 22:23 EDT (0.0m)
forecast windsSaturday: NE 15/20 kts
Sunday: N/NE 15/20 kts
Monday: NE 15/25 kts
Tuesday: N/NE 15/20 kts
Saturday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Sunday: North to northeasterly 15/20 knots, turning south to southeasterly in the afternoon or evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: East to northeasterly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming northeasterly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: North to northeasterly 15/20 knots shifting south to southwesterly during the morning then tending south to southeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore during the morning. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.Issued Sat 22:06 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
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Temperatures will cool down for much of the week for South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.
The monsoon trough has made a glancing blow of Queensland's Cape York Peninsula and the Top End.
Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.