Central Coast ocean beaches

Wyong

Gosford

Thursday 16 August 2018

Issued at 7:45 AM

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

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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 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. 

Winds – W/NW 25 to 40 km/h tending W/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.

Rainfall – 0mm in the previous 4 days.

Expected maximum temperature – 18oC

Ocean temperature – 18oC

Swell – Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.

High tide – 1.59 metres at 12:18

Low tide – 0.57 metres at 18:20

 

 

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