Hunter Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for NewcastleLow Wed 11:02 EDT (0.7m)
High Wed 17:26 EDT (1.5m)
Low Thu 00:07 EDT (0.5m)
High Thu 06:21 EDT (1.3m)
Tides for GosfordHigh Wed 07:44 EDT (0.6m)
Low Wed 13:24 EDT (0.2m)
High Wed 19:47 EDT (0.7m)
Low Thu 02:26 EDT (0.0m)
forecast windsWednesday: S 35 kts
Thursday: SE 20 kts
Friday: NE 15/20 kts
Northerly 15/20 knots shifting southerly 20/30 knots early in the morning and reaching 35 knots south of Norah Head until midday. Winds tending south to southeasterly 15/25 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Norah Head in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Friday: Easterly 10/15 knots tending northeasterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore north of Port Stephens.Issued Wed 04:10 EDT
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, S
most recent warnings
Gale Warning for Sydney inshore, Hunter, Sydney and Illawarra Coasts. Strong Wind Warning for remaining coasts
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Cooler weather conditions have slowed a bushfire burning through bushland on Eyre Peninsula in South Australia.
It is the last day of a heat spell that has baked New South Wales, and like cinema choc-tops, records continue to melt.
Long-term locals are concerned about the height of the Katherine River in the Northern Territory after successive poor wet seasons.