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Tides for Newcastle

Low Tue 18:44 EST (0.6m)
High Wed 00:37 EST (1.2m)
Low Wed 06:18 EST (0.7m)
High Wed 12:59 EST (1.5m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: S/SW 10/15 kts
Wednesday: NE 30 kts
Thursday: N/NE 20/30 kts


South to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending south to southeasterly in the late afternoon and east to southeasterly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore south of Norah Head. Outlook Wednesday: Easterly 10/15 knots turning northeasterly 15/25 knots early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2.5/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Thursday: North to northeasterly 20/30 knots at first, turning southwesterly 15/20 knots during the morning then tending west to northwesterly during the day. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Northeasterly 1/2 metres.

Issued Tue 10:36 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, S

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Weather News

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