Southern Harbours

Botany Bay

Lower Georges River

Port Hacking

Wednesday 12 December 2018

Issued at 10:20 AM

Rainfall data has been used to predict the likelihood of bacterial contamination at swimming sites in Botany Bay, lower Georges River and Port Hacking.

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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 Botany Bay, lower Georges River and Port Hacking should be avoided for up to three days following 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.

* Please note water temperature in estuarine areas can be warmer in summer and cooler in winter than the reported ocean temperature.

 

Beach Conditions

Weather – Cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. 

Winds – Light becoming NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.

Rainfall – 0mm in the previous 5 days.

Expected maximum temperature – 24oC

Ocean temperature – 20oC

Swell – East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

High tide – 1.63 metres at 12:09

Low tide – 0.47 metres at 18:57

 

 

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