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Current Kareela Weather
A summary of the current weather conditions at our house at Kareela, Sydney, is below. Click here for more Detailed Diving Weather and Conditions. Weather from Michael McFadyen's Tempe Weather Station


Conditions at
23:34 on 1/9/14

 
Temperature 14.4°C
Humidity 73.0%
Barometer 1006.1hPa
Rate 0.0hPa/hr
Wind Speed: 0 km/hr
Wind Direction SSE
Rainfall for Today 0.0mm
Rainfall last hour 0.0 mm
Rainfall last 24 hours 0.0 mm
Rainfall at Start of Month 658.1 mm
Rainfall this Year 658.1 mm
Today's Extremes
High Temperature 22.3°C at 14:37
Low Temperature 9.7°C at 5:16
Peak Wind Gust 10km/hr at 10:03
Weather from Michael McFadyen's Kirrawee Weather Station
Yesterday's Extremes
High Temperature 19.4°C at 12:27
Low Temperature 12.5°C at 23:38
Rainfall at Start of Yesterday 658.1 mm
Rainfall at End of Yesterday 658.1 mm
Weather from Michael McFadyen's Tempe Weather Station
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Sunrise 6:17
Sunset 17:39
Moonrise 9:49
Moonset 23:46

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Diving Weather and Sea Conditions
Current Conditions at our home at Kareela, Sydney (graphical display updated on the quarter hour and the information below it every five minutes).

Weather from Michael McFadyen's Tempe Weather Station


Conditions at
23:34 on 1/9/14

 
Temperature 14.4°C
Humidity 73.0%
Barometer 1006.1hPa
Rate 0.0hPa/hr
Wind Speed: 0 km/hr
Wind Direction SSE
Rainfall for Today 0.0mm
Rainfall last hour 0.0 mm
Rainfall last 24 hours 0.0 mm
Rainfall at Start of Month 658.1 mm
Rainfall this Year 658.1 mm
Today's Extremes
High Temperature 22.3°C at 14:37
Low Temperature 9.7°C at 5:16
Peak Wind Gust 10km/hr at 10:03
Weather from Michael McFadyen's Kirrawee Weather Station
Yesterday's Extremes
High Temperature 19.4°C at 12:27
Low Temperature 12.5°C at 23:38
Rainfall at Start of Yesterday 658.1 mm
Rainfall at End of Yesterday 658.1 mm

The following are some links to diving weather resources as well as sea conditions.

  • Details of Today and Yesterday's Weather at Kareela - More detailed reports from our weather station
  • Summary of this year's weather at Kareela
  • Details of Daily Weather since late April 2008 at Kareela
  • Current Sydney Weather Observations - Especially good for seeing if winds are too strong - look at Little Bay and Kurnell for Botany Bay, Kurnell and Wattamolla for Port Hacking and North Head for Sydney Harbour
  • Current NSW Weather Observations - For Sydney, good to check Illawarra and South Coast locations to see if a change is coming
  • New Sydney Marine Forecast from BOM - Seems to be similar to computer forecasting below but in a map based format - Only started about mid-January 2009 so not sure if it is any good
  • Sydney Weather Radars
  • Terrey Hills 64 km Radar
  • Seabreeze Weather for Sydney - Computer modelling of winds and sea conditions - was very accurate but from early 2010 has been very erratic - 7 days in advance - I complained to them but they did not understand that their current forecast did not even match the real situation - I suggest doubling sea heights to make it more accurate
  • Willy Weather for Cronulla - Computer modelling of winds and sea conditions - new, seems very accurate
  • Buoy Weather for Sydney - US computer modelling - very accurate but only two days in advance - See small version below
  • Current Wave Heights - Sydney
    Note that the wave period is important for diving for a number of reasons. >Click here to read why.
  • Sydney Ports Wind and Sea Conditions - good for Bare Island and Inscription Point in Botany Bay
  • 2013 Tide Tables for Sydney in PDF

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