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Pittwater

Pittwater

Saturday 2 August 2014

Issued at 8:00 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.

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 – Sunny day. The chance of showers along the coastal fringe during this evening. 

Winds – W/SW 20 to 30 km/h turning S in the middle of the day.

Rainfall – 0mm in the previous 24 hours

Expected maximum temperature – 16oC

Ocean temperature – 16oC

Swell – Northeasterly below 1 metre, tending southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.

High tide – 1.4 metres at 12:21

Low tide – 0.6 metres at 18:20

 

 

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