Low pressure system out in the Tasman is starting to track south and with it an increase and change in direction. Light onshore winds again for today and conditions more consistent. Swell from the S/E to East at 1m to 2m. Wind moderate S/E tending East. Bigger early morning high tide is filling up some of the banks so stick to the reefs. Merewether has break off The Rocks as tide runs out. Lefts at Dixon and Newcastle Beach off the alley. Nobbys on afternoon low. Slight sweeps running to the southern corners which will sand up. Swim in flagged areas and water temp 21C. - Dave Anderson
Winds Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas Around 1 metre.
1st Swell Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
2nd Swell Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Yesterday: Corona Youthful, 12.30am; Santa Barbara, 3.50am; AC Kathryn, 4.30pm; Fj Blu, 11.01pm.
Today: Cssc Yuan Jing, 12.01am; Hl Power, 12.30am; Keeper, 3.30am; Maizuru Bishamon, 8.15am; Tiger Lily, 9.15am; Chinook, 11am; Star Nina, 1.30pm; AAL Melbourne, 6pm.
Yesterday: Taipower Prosperity VI, 4.30am; Wincanton, 3.30pm; HL Samarinda, 5.30pm; Corona Youthful, 5.45pm; Santa Barbara, 9.35pm; Sparkle, 10pm.
Today: Federico II, 2am; FPMC B Harmony, 4.45am; Shonai Maru, 5.45am; Shin Sekiyo, 6.45am.
Newcastle Good Wallsend Good Beresfield Good Singleton Good Muswellbrook Good