Fairfax Media Network

Weather News

Dangerous surf warning for long weekend

Friday January 25, 2013 - 14:55 EDT

Newcastle Council has issued a dangerous surf alert for the long weekend.

Local lifeguards are expecting large seas from tomorrow, and they say strong winds will create dangerous surf conditions along the city's beaches.

They say rock fisherman in particular should exercise caution.

Council is urging people to obey all the warning signs, as well as any direction from lifeguards.


- ABC

© ABC 2013

More breaking news

ABC News
Sydney Morning Herald
National Nine News
News Limited

Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Melbourne's minimum warmer than maximum

17:37 EST

Overnight, Melbourne experienced very warm temperatures under a blanket of cloud ahead of a cold front.

Meet the future forecasters: Students studying to become meteorologists spend time with the Bureau

15:29 EST

There are few things farmers enjoy talking about more than weather, even if it's bad news, but it's not just farmers who have a keen eye on the skies.

The weather bureau details the seasonal outlook for Tasmania and whether any extra rainfall is on the horizon

14:40 EST

The weather bureau has released its latest seasonal outlook covering the three months of spring which says there are no strong indications for extra rainfall.