Central Coast ocean beaches

Wyong

Gosford

Saturday 4 April 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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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. Medium chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and early afternoon. 

Winds – N/NW 20 to 30 km/h turning W 25 to 40 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.

Rainfall – 13.5mm in the previous 4 days.

Expected maximum temperature – 25oC

Ocean temperature – 23oC

Swell – Easterly below 1 metre, tending northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.

High tide – 1.46 metres at 18:44

Low tide – 0.48 metres at 12:30

 

 

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