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Tides for Newcastle

High Wed 10:57 EST (1.8m)
Low Wed 17:03 EST (0.3m)
High Wed 23:15 EST (1.7m)
Low Thu 05:24 EST (0.3m)

Tides for Gosford

Low Wed 06:58 EST (-0.2m)
High Wed 13:14 EST (0.9m)
Low Wed 19:24 EST (-0.1m)
High Thu 01:35 EST (0.8m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: N/NE 15/20 kts
Thursday: W/SW 35 kts
Friday: S 20/30 kts


Westerly 10/15 knots becoming north to northeasterly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon, then tending southeasterly 1.5 metres later in the evening. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 15/20 knots shifting west to southwesterly 20/30 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 35 knots offshore south of Port Stephens in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning, increasing to 3/4 metres south of Port Stephens by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Port Stephens around midday. Swell: Below 0.5 metres, tending east to northeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then tending northeasterly around 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Friday: Southerly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/20 knots during the day then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, tending southeasterly 2.5 metres during the evening. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre.

Issued Wed 04:10 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SE

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