Sydney ocean beaches




Tuesday 19 June 2018

Issued at 7:35 AM

Rainfall data has been used to predict the likelihood of bacterial contamination at Sydney's ocean beaches.

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Marine wind warning for Gale winds on the Sydney Coast.


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.
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As a general precaution, swimming at Sydney's oceans beaches should be avoided for up to one day after heavy rainfall or for as long as stormwater is present. The most obvious signs of stormwater pollution are water discolouration as well as debris in the water and on the tide line.

Beach Conditions

Weather – Cloudy. Very high chance of showers along the coastal fringe. 

Winds – S/SW 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.

Rainfall – 17mm in the previous 24 hours.

Expected maximum temperature – 16oC

Ocean temperature – 19oC

Swell – Southerly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the afternoon.

High tide – 1.44 metres at 13:18.

Low tide – 0.36 metres at 07:07.



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