Newcastle Beachwatch: Thursday, October 7,2021

RISE AND SHINE: Conditions in Newcastle on Wednesday. Picture: Dave Anderson

BEACH WATCH

Bigger incoming tide which should see the swell peak and suit a few of the reef breaks. Conditions to be clean with offshore winds ahead of a late south wind change. Swell from the South at 1.8m decreasing to 1m. Wind light North to W/W freshening South. Better waves are on the south facing breaks with first up South Newcastle, The Cliff and Merewether best options. Cowrie, Flatrock and Dixon on high tide. Burwood, Dudley and Caves to the south. Samurai and Birubi up at Port Stephens. Gutters have formed in close at Newcastle Beach and Merewether slowly sanding up. Water temp 16C.

- Dave Anderson

HUNTER BOATING 

Winds Northerly 15 to 25 knots shifting south to southeasterly 20 to 30 knots in the evening.

Seas Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.

Swell Southerly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.

Weather Partly cloudy.

NEWCASTLE SHIPPING 

ARRIVALS

Yesterday: Asphalt Transporter, 4pm; HL Samcheonpo, 6.15pm; La Stella, 10pm.

Today: Poro Nupuri Maru, 1.45am; CMB Permeke, 5.30am; Linda Hope, 6.15am; Agios Spyridonas, 6.30am; Federico II, 4pm; Hebei Tangshan, 10pm; Camella Bliss, 11pm.

DEPARTURES

Yesterday: Cape Unity, 7.30am; Tohmisan Maru, 5pm; Maria 1921, 9.15am; Somnium Australis, 8.30pm.

Today: Flag Trias, 12.30am; Tai Shine, 2.45am; Ken Vista, 3pm; Popo Nupuri Maru, 7.30pm; HL Samcheonpo, 8.30pm.

AIR QUALITY 

Newcastle Good Wallsend Good

Beresfield Good Morisset Good

Singleton Good Muswellbrook Good


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