Much the same as the last couple of days with just a small windchop swell and mainly onshore winds. Only really breaking on the lower tides on the shorebreaks and filling on the midday high. Swell from the East to S/E at 0.5 to 1m. Wind North to N/E to East freshening during the afternoon. Shallow early low tide and shorebreaks at Newcastle Beach off the clubhouse, South Bar and Dixon. Bar Beach on high tide. Redhead and Fraser to the south. Boxy and Birubi up at Port Stephens. Swimming conditions warming slightly and clean and clear in. Stay in flagged areas if in for a swim. Water temp 20C. – Dave Anderson
Winds North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the late evening. Seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon. Swell Southerly below 1 metre. Weather Partly cloudy. 90% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Yesterday: Dangjin, 2.09pm; Alam Setia, 4pm; High Trader, 5pm; Palma Bulker, 9pm.
Today: Corona Lions, 4.30am; Suikai, 6am; Striggla, 8.45am; Corona Wisdom, 10.45pm; Brilliant Century, 11.15pm.
Yesterday: HI Pride, 12.12am; Hokruiku Maru, Youngheung, 11.55am; Berge Bandai, 1.50pm; Argo Wind, 4.48pm; Maizuru Kichijo, 7pm; Coral Topaz, 11pm.
Today: Akatsuki, 3pm; Ninghai, 6pm; Corona Lions, 8.40pm; Palma Bulker, 9.15pm.
Wallsend Very good
Newcastle Very good
Beresfield Very good
Singleton Very good
Muswellbrook Very good