Onshore winds again for the day with swell beginning to drop after the mornings big high tide. Surf conditions remain bumpy with few shorebreaks that will tend to close out on afternoon shallow low tide. Swell from the S/E to South at 1.5 deceasing to 1m. Wind light early before freshening S/W to East. First up on the incoming tide try the banks in front of stormwater pipes at Merewether and South Bar. Cowrie and Bar Reef on high. Burwood, Dudley and Caves to the south. One Mile up at Port Stephens. Slight sweeps and shallow banks with few patches of kelp about. Water temp 19C. - Dave Anderson
Winds Southerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots before dawn then becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas Around 1 metre. Swell Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Weather Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.
Yesterday: Santa Angelina, 12.01am, Earth Ocean, 2.30am; Pacific Power, 3.45am; Tian Lu Hai, 4.45am; Portland Bay, 5am; Corona Wisdom, 8.45am; Corona Horizon, 8.45am; Oi Maru, 6.45pm.
Today: New Delight, 6.10am; Kaguya, 10.30am; Rigi Venture, 11.50am; Nord Mississippi, 2pm.
Yesterday: Corona Nature, 1.45am; Kt Birdie, 6.15am; Shonai Maru, 10.32am; Corona Wisdom, 11pm;
Today: Earth Ocean, 4.50am; Tian Lu Hai, 6.32am; Santa Angelina, 7am; Pacific Power, 7.30am; Portland Bay, 10am; Corona Horizon, 10.06am; Oi Maru, 11.03pm.
Newcastle Very good
Wallsend Very good
Beresfield Very good
Singleton Very good
Muswellbrook Very good