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Pittwater

Thursday 5 March 2015

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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Alert

Alert

Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming & surfing.

Legend

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.

More information about this forecast

 

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 – Mostly sunny. 

Winds – SW 25 to 35 km/h turning SE 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening.

Rainfall – 0mm in the previous 24 hours

Expected maximum temperature – 26oC

Ocean temperature – 23oC

Swell – Easterly below 1 metre, tending southeasterly 1 to 2 metres by early evening.

High tide – 1.66 metres at 09:03.

Low tide – 0.39 metres at 15:25.

 

 

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