Hunter Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Newcastle
Tides for Gosford
forecast windsWednesday: SE 20/30 kts
Thursday: SW 40 kts
Friday: SW 15/20 kts
Saturday: S/SE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: Easterly 15/20 knots, increasing to southeast 20/30 knots south of about Newcastle and becoming westerly 15/20 knots north of Newcastle this evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres south of Port Stephens. 1st. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres. 2nd. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre. Thursday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 40 knots early in the morning. Decreasing to 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/4 metres, decreasing below 2 metres by early evening. 1st. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. 2nd. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning southerly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore south of Norah Head. 1st. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. 2nd. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the evening. 1st. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. 2nd. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.Issued Wed 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, ENE
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