Issued at 11:55 AM
Rainfall data has been used to predict the likelihood of bacterial contamination at swimming sites in Sydney Harbour.
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As a general precaution, swimming in Sydney Harbour 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.
Weather – Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, becoming less likely this morning.
Winds – SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon then becoming SW 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Rainfall – 68mm in the previous 4 days
Expected maximum temperature – 16oC
Ocean temperature – 18oC
Swell – Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
High tide – 1.59 metres at 13:56.
Low tide – 0.45 metres at 07:25.
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