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Tides

Tides for Newcastle

High Wed 18:33 (1.4m)
Low Thu 00:31 (0.5m)
High Thu 07:07 (1.7m)
Low Thu 13:35 (0.5m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: E/NE 10 kts
Thursday: E/NE 30 kts
Friday: S 15/20 kts
Saturday: S increasing 15/25 kts

forecast

East to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Norah Head. Outlook Thursday: North to northeasterly 15/20 knots tending east to northeasterly 15/25 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Norah Head in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots turning southerly 15/20 knots before dawn then tending southeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming southerly during the morning then increasing to 15/25 knots during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres.

Issued Wed 16:05 EDT

Seas: Up to 0.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, NE

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