Issued at 12:45 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 – Cloudy. Very High (90%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Winds – S 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Rainfall – 28mm in the previous 24 hours
Expected maximum temperature – 24oC
Ocean temperature – 24oC
Swell – Southerly around 1 metre.
High tide – 1.74 metres at 08:20
Low tide – 0.33 metres at 14:53
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