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Tides for Newcastle

Low Sat 14:31 EST (0.4m)
High Sat 21:00 EST (2.0m)
Low Sun 03:31 EST (0.2m)
High Sun 09:41 EST (1.6m)

Tides for Gosford

High Sat 11:07 EST (0.8m)
Low Sat 16:53 EST (-0.1m)
High Sat 23:20 EST (1.1m)
Low Sun 05:53 EST (-0.2m)

forecast winds

Saturday: NW/N 25 kts
Sunday: W/NW 20 kts
Monday: W/SW 20/30 kts


Saturday: Northwest to northerly 15/20 knots, reaching 25 knots at times. Winds turning west to northwesterly during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Sunday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Norah Head early in the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots turning west to southwesterly 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre.

Issued Sat 10:00 EST

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

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Weather News

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16:19 EST

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16:02 EST

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15:20 EST

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