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Pittwater

Pittwater

Sunday 21 September 2014

Issued at 7:35 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 – Isolated showers near the coast this morning before a mostly sunny afternoon. 

Winds – Light becoming S/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon.

Rainfall – 1.5mm in the previous 24 hours

Expected maximum temperature – 20oC

Ocean temperature – 18oC

Swell – Southerly 2 to 2.5 metres

High tide – 1.5 metres at 18:30

Low tide – 0.5 metres at 12:15

 

 

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