Environmental issues




Sunday 21 December 2014

Issued at 7:00 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 – Sunny. 

Winds – Light becoming northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day, reaching 25 to 35 km/h along the coast during the afternoon.

Rainfall – 0mm in the previous 24 hours

Expected maximum temperature – 26oC

Ocean temperature – 20oC

Swell – Easterly around 1 metre.

High tide – 1.80 metres at 08:20

Low tide – 0.30 metres at 14:50



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