Back end of the swell and small clean waves throughout the morning. Not too consistent and light onshore for the afternoon. Most beaches have good banks and few shore breaks on the high. Swell from the south to south-east at 1m. Wind light to moderate north-west to west tending south-west to south. Mid-morning low tide with banks off Nobbys, Newcastle Beach, South Bar and Dixon. Shore breaks at Pogos and Merewether. Burwood, Redhead and Moonie to the south. Birubie and Samurai up at Port Stephens. Cowrie on afternoon high tide. Kelp in the corner of Merewether and a warm current about. Slight sweeps in southern corners. Swim at patrolled beaches. Water temp 19C - Dave Anderson
Winds Westerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds turning south to southwesterly below 10 knots in the late morning and early afternoon.
Seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Yesterday: Century Wave, 1.45am; Phillipp Oldendorff, 4.45am; Corona Joyful, 7.15am; Besiktas Kazakhstan, 8.15am; Castellani, 4.15pm; Pan Freedom, 4.45pm; Ishizuchi, 8.30pm.
Today: Cemtex Fortune, 3.30am; Wincanton, 6am; Axios, 7am; Castellani, 8.05am; Ipanema Beach, 9am; True Dream, 10.45am; Elegant Salute, 3.15pm; Nana Z, 3.42pm; Alam Setia, 8pm; Weaver Arrow, 9pm; Medi Tirreno, 10pm; Androusa, 11.15pm.
Yesterday: Sunbeam, 12.01am; Tiger Jiangsu, 12.02am; Energy Triton, 3.15am; Cape Mars, 1.10pm; Sage Sagittarius, 2.30pm; Taikoo Brilliance, 6pm; Century Wave, 7.15pm.
Today: Taikoo Brilliance, 12.01am; Corona Joyful, 1.30am; Sage Sagittarius, 6.35am; Ruby Enterprise, 8am; Philipp Oldendorff, 12.30pm; Ishizuchi, 1.30pm; Bulk Joyance, 2.12pm; Cemtex Fortune, 9.15pm.
Newcastle Fair Wallsend Fair Beresfield Fair Singleton Good Muswellbrook Good