Environmental issues




Friday 28 August 2015

Issued at 7:15 AM

Rainfall data has been used to predict the likelihood of bacterial contamination at swimming sites in Pittwater.

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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.

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As a general precaution, swimming in Pittwater should be avoided for up to three days following rainfall or for as long as stormwater is present.

* Please note water temperature in estuarine areas can be warmer in summer and cooler in winter than the reported ocean temperature.

Beach Conditions

Weather – Becoming cloudy with a slight (20%) chance of a shower late today or tonight. 

Winds – W 15 to 20 km/h tending S in the middle of the day.

Rainfall – 0mm in the previous 24 hours

Expected maximum temperature – 20oC

Ocean temperature – 18oC

Swell – Primary: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday. Secondary: Easterly around 1 metre.

High tide – 1.86 metres at 19:00

Low tide – 0.33 metres at 12:33



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