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Tides for Newcastle

Low Thu 01:18 EST (0.4m)
High Thu 07:15 EST (1.4m)
Low Thu 12:51 EST (0.5m)
High Thu 19:27 EST (1.9m)

Tides for Gosford

High Wed 20:59 EST (1.0m)
Low Thu 03:38 EST (-0.1m)
High Thu 09:30 EST (0.7m)
Low Thu 15:12 EST (-0.0m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: S/SE 10 kts
Thursday: N/NW 25 kts
Friday: W/NW 15/25 kts
Saturday: W 20/30 kts


Wednesday: South to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Thursday: North to northeasterly about 10 knots tending north to northwesterly 15/20 knots early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Norah Head in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Friday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots tending west to southwesterly in the middle of the day then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: South to southwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 15/25 knots turning westerly 20/30 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.

Issued Wed 16:06 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S

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