Hunter Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for NewcastleLow Mon 04:17 EST (0.2m)
High Mon 10:30 EST (1.6m)
Low Mon 16:17 EST (0.4m)
High Mon 22:38 EST (1.9m)
Tides for GosfordLow Mon 06:39 EST (-0.2m)
High Mon 12:47 EST (0.8m)
Low Mon 18:38 EST (-0.1m)
High Tue 00:58 EST (1.0m)
forecast windsMonday: W/SW 30 kts
Tuesday: S/SW 15/20 kts
Wednesday: W 20/30 kts
Sunday: Westerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Monday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots tending west to northwesterly during the morning and increasing to 15/25 knots. Winds tending west to southwesterly in the afternoon and reaching up to 30 knots offshore. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, tending southwesterly 1/2 metres around midday. Outlook Tuesday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots turning westerly during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, tending southerly 2/3 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 2 metres later in the evening. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres.Issued Sun 23:04 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SW
most recent warnings
Spring-like temperatures are bathing central and northern parts of New South Wales today, with some places experiencing record temperatures for this time of the year.
Areas of rain rolled across southern New South Wales yesterday and into early this morning, bringing some of the best August rainfall in several years for some places.
With another earthquake of 5.7 magnitude being recorded today near off the southern Queensland coast, meteorologists and oceanographers are keeping a wary eye on the potential for tsunamis.