Central Coast ocean beaches



Sunday 1 November 2020

Issued at 7:30 AM

Rainfall data has been used to predict the likelihood of bacterial contamination at beaches in the Central Coast region.

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Gale wind warning.


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.

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As a general precaution, swimming at beaches in the Central Coast region should be avoided for up to one day after heavy rainfall or when lagoons are open 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 – Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely during this afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm this afternoon. 

Winds – W/SW 15 to 25 km/h turning S 20 to 40 km/h in the early afternoon, reaching 50 to 60 km/h along the coast.

Rainfall – 12mm in the previous 4 days.

Expected maximum temperature – 22oC

Ocean temperature – 21oC

Swell – Northeasterly 1 to 2 metres.

High tide – 1.73 metres at 09:31

Low tide – 0.45 metres at 15:50



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