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Tides for Newcastle

Low Mon 17:26 EST (0.6m)
High Mon 23:45 EST (1.8m)
Low Tue 06:19 EST (0.3m)
High Tue 12:38 EST (1.6m)

Tides for Gosford

High Mon 14:01 EST (0.8m)
Low Mon 19:46 EST (0.0m)
High Tue 02:06 EST (1.0m)
Low Tue 08:42 EST (-0.1m)

forecast winds

Monday: W 30 kts
Tuesday: W/SW 30 kts
Wednesday: SE 10/15 kts


Monday: Westerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Port Stephens in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Tuesday: West to southwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Norah Head in the morning. Winds turning south to southeasterly during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres.

Issued Mon 10:03 EST

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

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