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Thursday 5 March 2015

Issued at 7:00 AM

Rainfall data has been used to predict the likelihood of bacterial contamination at Sydney's ocean beaches.

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Alert

Alert

Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming & surfing.

Legend

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 Sydney's oceans beaches 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 – SW 25 to 35 km/h turning SE 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening.

Rainfall – 0mm in the previous 24 hours

Expected maximum temperature – 26oC

Ocean temperature – 23oC

Swell – Easterly below 1 metre, tending southeasterly 1 to 2 metres by early evening.

High tide – 1.66 metres at 09:03.

Low tide – 0.39 metres at 15:25.

 

 

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