Newcastle and Hunter beaches shut despite Tonga tsunami warning cancelled

Matt Carr
By Matt Carr
Updated January 17 2022 - 4:01am, first published 4:00am

WAVES in the wake of Tonga's volcanic eruption have peaked along the NSW coast, the Bureau of Meteorology says, but it wasn't quite the all-clear to get back in the water.


Matt Carr

Matt Carr

Newcastle Herald deputy editor

Matt began his Newcastle Herald career as a cadet in 2009. He is a Walkley nominated reporter who has covered councils, police and general news rounds across the Upper Hunter, Port Stephens, Maitland, Lake Macquarie, Cessnock and Newcastle.