Issued at 7:15 AM
Rainfall data has been used to predict the likelihood of bacterial contamination at Sydney's ocean beaches.
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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.
Weather – Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of rain.
Winds – Light becoming NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming SW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day.
Rainfall – 0mm in the previous 24 hours
Expected maximum temperature – 13oC
Ocean temperature – 20oC
Swell – Southerly 2 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
High tide – 1.47 metres at 13:43
Low tide – 0.43 metres at 07:25
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