Issued at 2:30 PM
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. Very high (90%) chance of showers about the east.
Winds – SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day and tending S/SE.
Rainfall – 57mm in the previous 24 hours
Expected maximum temperature – 19oC
Ocean temperature – 22oC
Swell – Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
High tide – 1.58 metres at 16:10
Low tide – 0.44 metres at 09:47
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