Hunter ocean beaches

Port Stephens Council

Newcastle City Council

Lake Macquarie City Council

Thursday 19 October 2017

Issued at 11:55 AM

Rainfall data has been used to predict the likelihood of bacterial contamination at beaches in the Hunter region.

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Pollution is unlikely Pollution is unlikely, enjoy your swim!
Pollution is possible Pollution is possible, take care.
Pollution is likely Pollution is likely, avoid swimming today.
Update Updated information available.

More information about this forecast

 

As a general precaution, swimming at beaches in the Hunter region should be avoided for up to one day after heavy rainfall or for as long as stormwater is present. The most obvious signs of stormwater pollution are water discolouration as well as debris in the water and on the tide line.

Beach Conditions

Weather – Mostly sunny. 

Winds – NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning.

Rainfall – 0.2mm in the previous 24 hours

Expected maximum temperature – 26oC

Ocean temperature – 21oC

Swell – Northeasterly around 1 metre.

High tide – 1.69 metres at 08:55

Low tide – 0.4 metres at 15:01

 

 

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