Issued at 2:30 PM
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 with a high (80%) chance of rain during the morning. Increasing sunny periods in the afternoon.
Winds – N 20 to 30 km/h tending NW in the afternoon then becoming light in the late evening.
Rainfall – 0mm in the previous 4 days
Expected maximum temperature – 21oC
Ocean temperature – 22oC
Swell – Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
High tide – 1.36 metres at 11:20.
Low tide – 0.67 metres at 16:52.
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