Hunter Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for NewcastleHigh Wed 14:40 EST (1.6m)
Low Wed 21:27 EST (0.6m)
High Thu 03:23 EST (1.2m)
Low Thu 09:05 EST (0.6m)
Tides for GosfordHigh Wed 16:57 EST (0.8m)
Low Wed 23:45 EST (0.1m)
High Thu 05:38 EST (0.5m)
Low Thu 11:27 EST (0.1m)
forecast windsWednesday: SW 30/40 kts
Thursday: SW 30/40 kts
Friday: S 20/30 kts
Wednesday: Southwesterly 30/40 knots. Seas: 4/5 metres. Swell: Southerly 4/5 metres. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Thursday: Southwesterly 30/40 knots turning southerly 25/30 knots in the evening. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: Southerly 4/5 metres. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Friday: Southerly 20/30 knots turning southeasterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore.Issued Wed 10:41 EST
Seas: Up to 5.0m
Swell: Up to 5.0m, S
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