Hunter Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Newcastle
Tides for Gosford
forecast windsMonday: N/NE 10/15 kts
Tuesday: S/SW 10/15 kts
Wednesday: W 15/20 kts
South to southwesterly 10/15 knots shifting north to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Port Stephens in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending south to southwesterly 10/15 knots early morning then turning west to northwesterly during the morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 15/20 knots shifting south to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre.Issued Mon 04:10 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S
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On the weekend wild winds battered South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria, toppling trees and bringing down powerlines and there is more of that on the way.
Vast areas of Queensland have experienced the hottest May night since records began, some of which stretch back to the 1800s.
For the majority of Australia April was warmer and drier than average.