Central Coast ocean beaches



Monday 5 December 2022

Issued at 7:15 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 – Mostly sunny. The chance of fog early this morning. Slight chance of a shower about the Lower Hunter later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm late this afternoon and evening. 

Winds – Light becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending NW/NE in the evening.

Rainfall – 0mm in the previous 4 days.

Expected maximum temperature – 27oC

Ocean temperature – 20oC

Swell – Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.

High tide – 1.73 metres at 07:14

Low tide – 0.55 metres at 13:43



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