Hunter Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for NewcastleLow Wed 04:36 EST (0.2m)
High Wed 10:57 EST (1.8m)
Low Wed 17:03 EST (0.3m)
High Wed 23:15 EST (1.7m)
Tides for GosfordHigh Wed 00:42 EST (0.9m)
Low Wed 06:58 EST (-0.2m)
High Wed 13:14 EST (0.9m)
Low Wed 19:24 EST (-0.1m)
forecast windsTuesday: S/SW 10/15 kts
Wednesday: N/NE 15/20 kts
Thursday: W/SW 25/35 kts
Friday: S 20/30 kts
Tuesday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southerly 2.5 metres. Wednesday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots becoming north to northwesterly about 10 knots in the middle of the day then tending north to northeasterly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon, then tending southeasterly 1.5 metres later in the evening. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 15/20 knots shifting west to southwesterly 25/35 knots in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning, increasing to 3/4 metres south of Port Stephens by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Port Stephens around midday. Swell: Below 0.5 metres, tending east to northeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then tending northeasterly around 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Friday: Southerly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/20 knots during the day then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, tending southeasterly 2.5 metres during the evening. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Tue 22:00 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SE
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Snow has fallen in Western Australia's Stirling Ranges, including Bluff Knoll, for the second time in a matter of weeks, after a chilly night in the Great Southern.
Amateur photographers have been all too happy to bid farewell to winter in stunning style, capturing picture-perfect shots of the first day of spring from around the country.