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Tides

Tides for Newcastle

Low Fri 03:52 (0.4m)
High Fri 10:15 (1.6m)
Low Fri 16:22 (0.5m)
High Fri 22:25 (1.4m)

forecast winds

Thursday: NW 15/20 kts
Friday: NW 15/20 kts
Saturday: S/SE 15/25 kts
Sunday: S 15/20 kts

forecast

Northerly 10/15 knots, becoming northwesterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore later in the evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Friday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Saturday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots shifting south to southeasterly 15/25 knots in the late morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Sunday: Southerly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 2/2.5 metres.

Issued Thu 16:05 EST

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

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Sun & Moon Times

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sunrise
05:41 EST
sunset
17:50 EST
last light
18:14 EST
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07:24 EST
rise
20:52 EST
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12:38 EST

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