Environmental issues

Water

Sydney Harbour

Middle Harbour | Nth Harbour | Port Jackson

Lane Cove River | Parramatta River

Wednesday 23 July 2014

Issued at 7:30 AM

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

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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 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.

Beach Conditions

Weather – Partly cloudy. Patchy fog early this morning. 

Winds – Light.

Rainfall – 0.5mm in the previous 5 days




Expected maximum temperature – 18oC

Ocean temperature – 16oC

Swell – South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.

High tide – 1.7 metres at 18:01

Low tide – 0.6 metres at 11:23

 

 

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