Sunday 9 August 2020

Issued at 8:00 AM

Rainfall data has been used to predict the likelihood of bacterial contamination at swimming sites in Pittwater.

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Gale wind warning.


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.

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As a general precaution, swimming in Pittwater should be avoided for up to three days following rainfall or for as long as stormwater is present.

* Please note water temperature in estuarine areas can be warmer in summer and cooler in winter than the reported ocean temperature.

Beach Conditions

Weather – Cloudy. Very high chance of rain, most likely from late this morning. Possible heavy falls in the late afternoon or early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm from late this morning. 

Winds – W/SW 35 to 50 km/h, reaching up to 60 km/h in the late afternoon or early evening, before turning S/SE 25 to 40 km/h in the late evening.

Rainfall – 0.5mm in the previous 24 hours.

Expected maximum temperature – 17oC

Ocean temperature – 18oC

Swell – East to southeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres, tending southeasterly 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.

High tide – 1.38 metres at 12:03

Low tide – 0.66 metres at 17:52



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