Hunter beaches weekly star ratings

Find out the star rating for your beach this week and how we decide how many stars to give.

How to read star ratings

Rating

Enterococci category
(colony forming units per 100ml)

Description

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<41

Good

* * *

41–200

Fair

* *

201–500

Poor

*

>500

Bad


Hunter Water Corporation monitor 4 swimming sites in the Port Stephens Council area.  Samples are collected every sixth day throughout the year.

Sample date is 08 September 2021.

Rainfall in the 24 hrs prior to sampling (to 9:00 am):  0 mm (Newcastle) 

 Swimming site Site type Rating Stars
Zenith Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Box Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Fingal Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
One Mile Beach Ocean beach 4 ****

Hunter Water Corporation monitor 7 swimming sites in the Newcastle City Council area.  Samples are collected every sixth day throughout the year, and every third day during the swimming season at four ocean beaches (Bar Beach, Merewether Beach, Burwood North Beach and Burwood South Beach).

Sample date is 08 September 2021.
Rainfall in the 24 hrs prior to sampling (to 9:00am): 0 mm (Newcastle)

Swimming site Site type Rating Stars
South Stockton Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Nobbys Beach Ocean beach 4 ****
Newcastle Beach
Ocean beach 4 ****
Bar Beach
Ocean beach 4 ****
Merewether Beach
Ocean beach 4 ****
Burwood North Beach
Ocean beach 4 ****
Burwood South Beach
Ocean beach 4 ****

Hunter Water Corporation monitor 6 swimming sites in the Lake Macquarie Council area.  Samples are collected every sixth day throughout the year.

Sample date is 08 September 2021.

Rainfall in the 24 hrs prior to sampling (to 9:00 am):  0 mm (Newcastle) 

 Swimming Site  Site type   Rating Stars 
Glenrock Lagoon Beach

Ocean beach

4

****

Dudley Beach

Ocean beach

4

****

Redhead Beach

Ocean beach

4

****

Blacksmiths Beach

Ocean beach

4

****

Swansea Heads Little Beach

Ocean beach

4

****

Caves Beach

Ocean beach

4

****