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Tides for Newcastle

Low Sat 13:38 EDT (0.5m)
High Sat 19:44 EDT (1.6m)
Low Sun 01:59 EDT (0.4m)
High Sun 08:16 EDT (1.5m)

Tides for Gosford

Low Sat 15:57 EDT (0.0m)
High Sat 22:04 EDT (0.8m)
Low Sun 04:20 EDT (-0.0m)
High Sun 10:33 EDT (0.7m)

forecast winds

Saturday: NE 20 kts
Sunday: N 25 kts
Monday: N/NW 15/20 kts


Northeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Norah Head in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Norah Head. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Northerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Port Stephens in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots tending north to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon then tending southeast to southwesterly during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre.

Issued Sat 04:10 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S

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