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Pittwater

Pittwater

Thursday 21 August 2014

Issued at 7:50 AM

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

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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 – Partly cloudy with showers, more frequent along the coastal fringe. 

Winds – S 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Rainfall – 4.5mm in the previous 24 hours

Expected maximum temperature – 17oC

Ocean temperature – 17oC

Swell – Southeasterly 1.5 metres

High tide – 1.6 metres at 17:37

Low tide – 0.6 metres at 11:02

 

 

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