Hunter Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for NewcastleHigh Mon 15:16 EDT (1.6m)
Low Mon 22:13 EDT (0.5m)
High Tue 04:24 EDT (1.2m)
Low Tue 09:54 EDT (0.7m)
Tides for GosfordLow Mon 11:08 EDT (0.1m)
High Mon 17:37 EDT (0.8m)
Low Tue 00:31 EDT (0.0m)
High Tue 06:38 EDT (0.5m)
forecast windsMonday: NW 10/15 kts
Tuesday: N/NE 20 kts
Wednesday: S 20/30 kts
Northwesterly 10/15 knots turning north to northeasterly below 10 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots south of Port Stephens in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Northerly 15/20 knots shifting southerly 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres during the evening.Issued Mon 04:10 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S
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