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Tides for Newcastle

High Sun 09:41 EST (1.6m)
Low Sun 15:23 EST (0.4m)
High Sun 21:48 EST (2.0m)
Low Mon 04:17 EST (0.2m)

Tides for Gosford

Low Sun 05:53 EST (-0.2m)
High Sun 11:56 EST (0.8m)
Low Sun 17:45 EST (-0.1m)
High Mon 00:08 EST (1.0m)

forecast winds

Sunday: N/NW increasing 15/25 kts
Monday: W/SW 15/25 kts
Tuesday: W 15/25 kts


North to northwesterly 15/20 knots, increasing to 15/25 knots during the day, then turning westerly 15/20 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore around midday. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Southerly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming westerly 15/25 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres.

Issued Sun 04:10 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S

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Weather News

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11:36 EST

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