Hunter Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Newcastle
Tides for Gosford
forecast windsWednesday: N/NE 15/25 kts
Thursday: S increasing 30/40 kts
Friday: S/SW 30/35 kts
Northerly 10/20 knots increasing to north to northeasterly 15/25 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 15/25 knots reaching up to 30 knots at times offshore, ahead of a southerly change 20/30 knots in the afternoon, increasing to 30/40 knots evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the morning. Outlook Friday: South to southwesterly 30/35 knots tending south to southeasterly 20/30 knots during the day. Seas: 2.5/4 metres. 1st. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the evening. 2nd. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres.Issued Wed 04:10 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, NNE
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Gale Warning Sydney Closed Waters & Hunter, Sydney, Illawarra & Batemans coasts & Strong Wind Warning remaining coastal waters for Thursday
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