Issued at 1:45 PM
Rainfall data has been used to predict the likelihood of bacterial contamination at Sydney's ocean beaches.
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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.
Weather – Morning cloud clearing to a mostly sunny afternoon.
Winds – N 15 to 20 km/h becoming NE 15 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.
Rainfall – 0mm in the previous 24 hours.
Expected maximum temperature – 25oC
Ocean temperature – 21oC
Swell – Southerly around 1 metre.
High tide – 1.49 metres at 19:01.
Low tide – 0.54 metres at 12:51.
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