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Wednesday 25 May 2022

Issued at 7:30 AM

Rainfall data has been used to predict the likelihood of bacterial contamination at Sydney's ocean beaches.

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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 Sydney's oceans beaches should be avoided for up to one day after heavy rainfall 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 – Cloudy. High chance of showers, becoming less likely late this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm early this morning about the coast. 

Winds – Light.

Rainfall – 19mm in the previous 24 hours.

Expected maximum temperature – 20oC

Ocean temperature – 21oC

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

High tide – 1.55 metres at 17:06

Low tide – 0.51 metres at 10:45

 

 

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