Hunter Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for NewcastleLow Wed 07:53 EST (0.6m)
High Wed 14:40 EST (1.6m)
Low Wed 21:27 EST (0.6m)
High Thu 03:23 EST (1.2m)
Tides for GosfordLow Wed 10:16 EST (0.1m)
High Wed 16:57 EST (0.8m)
Low Wed 23:45 EST (0.1m)
High Thu 05:38 EST (0.5m)
forecast windsWednesday: SW 35/45 kts
Thursday: SW 35 kts
Friday: S 20/30 kts
Southwesterly 35/45 knots decreasing slightly to 30/40 knots in the evening. Seas: 3/5 metres. Swell: Southerly 4/5 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore this morning. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots in the morning. Winds turning southerly in the afternoon. Seas: 2.5/4 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 04:34 EST
Seas: Up to 5.0m
Swell: Up to 5.0m, S
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Gale Warning from the Byron Coast to the Eden Coast (including Sydney Closed Waters)
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Broadacre crop growers in the Mallee region of South Australia and Victoria could be able to minimise losses from severe frost if they get more decent rain.
The latest bushfire outlook has warned of a heightened risk of fires across South Australia this summer.