Hunter ocean beaches

Port Stephens Council

Newcastle City Council

Lake Macquarie City Council

Sunday 24 September 2017

Issued at 7:50 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 – Hot and mostly sunny. 

Winds – NW 35 to 50 km/h turning W 30 to 45 km/h in the afternoon then tending W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Rainfall – 0mm in the previous 24 hours

Expected maximum temperature – 33oC

Ocean temperature – 21oC

Swell – Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.

High tide – 1.61 metres at 10:52

Low tide – 0.52 metres at 17:06

 

 

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