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Tides for Newcastle

Low Wed 20:35 EDT (0.5m)
High Thu 03:00 EDT (1.3m)
Low Thu 08:31 EDT (0.8m)
High Thu 14:37 EDT (1.4m)

Tides for Gosford

High Wed 16:09 EDT (0.8m)
Low Wed 22:57 EDT (0.0m)
High Thu 05:14 EDT (0.6m)
Low Thu 10:53 EDT (0.2m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: S 30 kts
Thursday: S/SE 25 kts
Friday: E/SE 10 kts


Wednesday: Southerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the afternoon. Winds turning southeasterly 20/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore around midday. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Thursday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Norah Head early in the morning. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore north of Norah Head. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres.

Issued Wed 10:45 EDT

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, N

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