Central Coast ocean beaches



Tuesday 6 December 2022

Issued at 7:10 AM

Rainfall data has been used to predict the likelihood of bacterial contamination at beaches in the Central Coast region.

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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.

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As a general precaution, swimming at beaches in the Central Coast region should be avoided for up to one day after heavy rainfall or when lagoons are open 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. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and early afternoon. 

Winds – Light becoming S/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening.

Rainfall – 4mm in the previous 4 days.

Expected maximum temperature – 24oC

Ocean temperature – 20oC

Swell – East to northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending southerly 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.

High tide – 1.79 metres at 07:54

Low tide – 0.49 metres at 14:30



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