Sydney ocean beaches




Wednesday 1 February 2023

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.
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. Slight chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the W during this afternoon and evening. 

Winds – Light becoming S 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending SE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon.

Rainfall – 0.5mm in the previous 24 hours.

Expected maximum temperature – 28oC

Ocean temperature – 24oC

Swell – South to southwesterly around 1 metre.

High tide – 1.16 metres at 19:02

Low tide – 0.6 metres at 13:15



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