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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 – Hot and mostly sunny.
Winds – Light becoming W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning, before NE sea-breezes develop near the coast in the afternoon. Southerly change expected around midnight.
Rainfall – 2mm in the previous 24 hours
Expected maximum temperature – 33oC
Ocean temperature – 22oC
Swell – Easterly around 1 metre.
High tide – 1.62 metres at 12:59
Low tide – 0.45 metres at 19:45
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