Sydney ocean beaches




Monday 28 November 2022

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.
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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. Medium chance of showers. 

Winds – S 15 to 25 km/h tending SE in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.

Rainfall – 10mm in the previous 24 hours.

Expected maximum temperature – 23oC

Ocean temperature – 19oC

Swell – Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.

High tide – 1.89 metres at 12:24

Low tide – 0.3 metres at 19:22



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