Sydney ocean beaches




Friday 23 April 2021

Issued at 7:15 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 – Mostly sunny. Areas of smoke haze. 

Winds – W 15 to 20 km/h tending SW in the middle of the day then becoming light in the early afternoon.

Rainfall – 0mm in the previous 24 hours.

Expected maximum temperature – 22oC

Ocean temperature – 21oC

Swell – Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres later in the evening.

High tide – 1.47 metres at 17:38

Low tide – 0.46 metres at 11:25



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