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Friday 29 May 2020

Issued at 11:50 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 – Partly cloudy. High chance of showers. Showers becoming less likely later this afternoon and evening. 

Winds – SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S in the middle of the day then becoming light in the early afternoon.

Rainfall – 1mm in the previous 24 hours.

Expected maximum temperature – 19oC

Ocean temperature – 20oC

Swell – East to southeasterly below 1 metre.

High tide – 1.33 metres at 13:39

Low tide – 0.51 metres at 07:30

 

 

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