Sydney Harbour

Middle Harbour | Nth Harbour | Port Jackson

Lane Cove River | Parramatta River

Tuesday 25 February 2020

Issued at 1:30 PM

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

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Alert

Alert

Sydney Water has advised of a sewage overflow in Balmain on 24 February 2020 which may affect Mort Bay. As a precaution, swimming should be avoided at Mort Bay due to the possibility of pollution.

Sydney Water has advised of a sewage overflow in Drummoyne on 25 February 2020 which may affect Half Moon Bay. As a precaution, swimming should be avoided at Half Moon Bay due to the possibility of pollution.
Contact Sydney Water on 13 20 90 for details.

Legend

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 in Sydney Harbour 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 – Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the west early this morning. 

Winds – N/NE and light increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Rainfall – 3mm in the previous 4 days.

Expected maximum temperature – 28oC

Ocean temperature – 23oC

Swell – East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

High tide – 1.7 metres at 10:21

Low tide – 0.39 metres at 16:45

 

 

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