Thursday 23 March 2017

Issued at 11:00 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 – Cloudy and very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely during this afternoon and evening. 

Winds – S 20 to 30 km/h.

Rainfall – 5.5mm in the previous 24 hours

Expected maximum temperature – 24oC

Ocean temperature – 24oC

Swell – Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.

High tide – 1.27 metres at 18:13

Low tide – 0.58 metres at 12:08



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