Conditions, weather and tides

Before you go boating, check the weather forecast and other sea-related information that's available. The following resources will help.

Checking the weather

Weather conditions on NSW waterways can change quickly, especially on open waters. Check forecasts before you go out and while you're on the water.

Waves and swell

Understand waves and swell to help you determine the performance capabilities and limitations of your vessel in different conditions.

Webcams for coastal bars and alpine waters

Live webcam vision of coastal bars and alpine waters to help boaters and skippers prepare for a safe trip.

NSW Tide tables

Tidal predictions with moon phases calculated by the National Tidal Centre of Australia. Download tide tables for free as a PDF or e-book.

Contact Transport for NSW

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Phone:13 12 36
Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm, Saturday - Sunday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
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