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Thursday 22 April 2021

Issued at 7:10 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 – Areas of smoke haze this morning. Sunny afternoon. 

Winds – Light becoming W/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.

Rainfall – 0mm in the previous 24 hours.

Expected maximum temperature – 23oC

Ocean temperature – 21oC

Swell – Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.

High tide – 1.34 metres at 16:51

Low tide – 0.55 metres at 10:37

 

 

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