Surf will be clean and smaller this morning before seabreeze picks up ahead of a gusty southerly late afternoon. Swell is dropping and suiting the shallow banks on the morning's low tide.
Swell from the south-east to south at 1m. Wind north-west to north tending east then shifting south.
Few shorebreaks for the early off Merewether, Pogos and Dixon. Incoming tide best for Newcastle Beach and South Bar. Redhead, North Catho and Moonie to the South. Birubi and Treachery to the north.
Beach inspectors are keeping most swimmers in flagged areas of patrolled beaches. Still some backwash on low. Water temperature 21C.
Winds Northerly 15 to 25 knots, tending northeasterly in the afternoon ahead of a gusty southerly change 20 to 30 knots in the late afternoon and evening. Seas 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell Southeasterly around 1 metre. Weather Sunny.
Yesterday: Shoyoh, 2.12; Bbg Honour, 2.54; Annou Max, 8.07; Formosabulk Brave, 8.32; Sunleaf Grace, 13.00; Kaguya, 15.30; Shin Sekiyo, 18.45; Green Planet, 19.15.
Today: Asia Graeca, 4.45; Nord Capella, 7.15; Delfin, 8.00; Atlantic Harmony, 14.45; Ulusoy 11, 16.00; Matisse, 23.30.
Yesterday: 0.30, Ju Hua Hai;Sealink, 0.35; Coral Ring, 5.25; Phoenix Bay, 6.30; Atilla,11.50; New Joy, 14.00; Fj Blue, 21.15, Shoyoh, 22.30.
Today: Baltic K, 2.45; Kaguya, 9.15; Formosabulk Brave, 13.22.
Wallsend Good Newcastle Good Beresfield Good Muswellbrook Fair Singleton Good