Coastlines

Beachwatch

The onshore winds will begin to ease off and swell gradually dropping over the weekend. Protected southern corners for slightly cleaner waves during the morning. Swell from the south at 2 to 1.5 metres by the afternoon. Wind south to south-east 10-15 knots easing and tending to east later. Tide is running out for the early with Nobbys, Merewether and Dudley for the experienced surfers.Try Stockton and One Mile up at Port Stephens. Blacksmiths and South Catho will offer some protection. Sundays conditions to be smaller but looks like being onshore. Strong sweeps and dangerous on rocks. Water temperature 17C.

Boating

Winds: South to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the afternoon then becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.

Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.

Swell: Southeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.

Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower offshore in the morning.

Shipping

Arrivals

Yesterday: Fulvia 2.12am, Nanaumi 3.30am, Grand Century 10am, Oriental Navigator 2pm, Jozen 4.30pm, Anangel Dynasty 8pm, New Command 8.30pm.

Today: Global Laguna 2.30am, Cape Green 5.30am, David Allan 7am, Cabo Negro Ii 10.30am, NSU Quest 3pm, Dyna Crane 6.58pm, Golden Zhejiang 8pm.

Departures

Yesterday: Key Guardian 3am, Ultra Tolhuaca 4.16am, Corona Queen 1.50pm, Coral Diamond 2.25pm, Corona Ace 6.30pm.

Today: Fulvia 12.30am, Nanaumi 1am, Grand Century 1.18pm, Jozen 3.58pm, Cape Green 7.30pm, New Command 11.15pm.

Air

Wallsend: Good

Newcastle: Good

Beresfield: Very Good

Muswellbrook: Very Good

Singleton: Very Good

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