S swell 6-7ft @ 11 seconds. WNW winds 10 knots. Clean conditions with fresh offshore winds. Swell has increased in size and breaking with more power and consistency today. South facing beaches are wild and out of control though a few 6-7ft ft bomb coming off for the fit experienced surfer.High tide reefs could be firing later. Protected southern corners offering clean more manageable conditions in the 2-4ft range.
The NSW lifesaving patrol season ended on Sunday 28 April, however Nobby’s and Bar Beach are still patrolled by council lifeguards 7 days a week.
Please do not take any risks during the off-season period. No Flags = No Swim! The majority of beach patrols will again commence on the first day of the September School Holidays.
For more information on lifesaving patrol times and beach/rock fishing safety, please visit the Surf Life Saving Australia Beachsafe website at www.beachsafe.org.au
W 11 knots Last updated: 18/06/2013 3:15:26 PM NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATIO
2.44 am - 1.42 m 3.40 pm - 1.53 m
9.06 am - 0.51 m 9.56 pm - 0.66 m
(low) Last updated: 18/06/2013 12:00:34 PM
Forecast for Hunter Waters
Hunter Coast: Seal Rocks to Broken Bay
Forecast for Tuesday 18 June until midnight
Strong wind warning for Tuesday for Hunter Coastal Waters
Winds: Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the
evening. Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 2.5 to 3 metres. Weather:
The chance of thunderstorms. Caution: Large swells breaking dangerously close