Hunter Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for NewcastleHigh Sat 21:00 EST (2.0m)
Low Sun 03:31 EST (0.2m)
High Sun 09:41 EST (1.6m)
Low Sun 15:23 EST (0.4m)
Tides for GosfordLow Sat 16:53 EST (-0.1m)
High Sat 23:20 EST (1.1m)
Low Sun 05:53 EST (-0.2m)
High Sun 11:56 EST (0.8m)
forecast windsSaturday: N 25 kts
Sunday: W/NW 20 kts
Monday: SW 25/30 kts
Tuesday: W 15/25 kts
Saturday: Northerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the evening. Winds turning northwesterly in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres south of Norah Head. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Sunday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Norah Head early in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots becoming southwesterly 25/30 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Southerly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming westerly 15/25 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres.Issued Sat 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S
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