Central Coast ocean beaches



Tuesday 20 October 2020

Issued at 12:00 PM

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.

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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. Areas of fog early this morning. Slight chance of showers. 

Winds – Light becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening.

Rainfall – 33.5mm in the previous 4 days.

Expected maximum temperature – 21oC

Ocean temperature – 20oC

Swell – Southerly around 1 metre.

High tide – 1.93 metres at 11:45

Low tide – 0.3 metres at 18:21



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