Hunter Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Newcastle
Tides for Gosford
forecast windsWednesday: NW 10/15 kts
Thursday: NW 30 kts
Friday: W 25/30 kts
Wednesday: Westerly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon then becoming northwesterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Port Stephens later in the evening. Swell: Southerly 4/5 metres, decreasing to 3 metres by early evening. Thursday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the late morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 2.5/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Westerly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon.Issued Wed 11:06 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 5.0m, S
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Strong Wind Warning for Coffs, Macquarie, Hunter and Eden Coasts for Thursday
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