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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
    23:49 on 23/1/17

     
    Temperature 25.6°C
    Humidity 65.0%
    Barometer 1003.4hPa
    Rate -0.3hPa/hr
    Wind Speed: 0 km/hr
    Wind Direction S
    Rainfall for Today 0.0mm
    Rainfall last hour 0.0 mm
    Rainfall last 24 hours 0.0 mm
    Rainfall at Start of Month 814.6 mm
    Rainfall this Year 827.0 mm
    Today's Extremes
    High Temperature 31.2°C at 15:48
    Low Temperature 20.9°C at 6:27
    Peak Wind Gust 0km/hr at 0:00
    Weather from Michael McFadyen's Kirrawee Weather Station
    Yesterday's Extremes
    High Temperature 27.5°C at 17:11
    Low Temperature 19.8°C at 6:29
    Rainfall at Start of Yesterday 827.0 mm
    Rainfall at End of Yesterday 827.0 mm
    Weather from Michael McFadyen's Tempe Weather Station
    Astronomical Data
    Sunrise 5:06
    Sunset 19:05
    Moonrise 1:09
    Moonset 15:04

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    My 2018 Dives
    Michael McFadyen's Scuba Diving - My 2018 Dives VISIBILITY:

  • Shithouse - less than 2 m
  • Very Poor - 2 to 4 m
  • Poor - 4 to 6 m
  • Fair - 7 to 10 m
  • Good - 10 to 15 m
  • Very Good - 15 to 24 m
  • Excellent - 25 to 30 m
  • Very Excellent - 30 m+
  • Dive Date Site Location Type Time In Time Depth
    (m)
    Weather Seas Visibility Air
    Temp
    °C
    Water Temp
    °C
    3,995 5-Jan-18 SS Tuggerah Sydney Wreck 8:37 AM 0:44 46.5 Fine Calm Good 22 17.9
    3,996 6-Jan-18 Middle Ground Sydney Reef 8:40 AM 0:36 31.3 Fine Calm Very Good 26 17.4
    3,997 7-Jan-18 Bare Island Deep Wall Sydney Reef 9:00 AM 1:11 18.5 Fine Millpond Very Good 35 18.0
    3,998 8-Jan-18 Bare Island Deep Wall Sydney Reef 10:20 AM 1:13 18.7 Overcast Millpond Good 28 19.8
    3,999 8-Jan-18 Bare Island Isolated Reefs Sydney Reef 12:42 PM 1:09 18.9 Fine Millpond Good 32 19.7
    4,000 11-Jan-18 SS Tuggerah Sydney Wreck 8:23 AM 0:44 45.8 Overcast Calm Good 20 16.7
    4,001 12-Jan-18 Marley Point Sydney Reef 8:36 AM 0:48 21.8 Overcast Calm Very Good 20 18.8
    4,002 13-Jan-18 Bare Island Isolated Reefs Sydney Reef 7:56 AM 1:13 17.9 Overcast Slight Good 22 17.9
    4,003 21-Jan-18 The Leap Sydney Reef 9:10 AM 1:16 21.7 Fine Millpond Good 25 21.0
    4,004 24-Jan-18 Hungry Jacks Sydney Reef 8:44 AM 0:35 27.1 Fine Calm Good 26 17.9
    4,005 5-Feb-18 Bare Island Isolated Reefs Sydney Reef 10:18 AM 1:12 18.6 Fine Slight Fair 24 22.1
    4,006 7-Feb-18 Osborne Shoals Sydney Reef 9:07 AM 0:51 20.8 Fine Calm Fair 24 20.6
    4,007 11-Feb-18 Little Egypt Jervis Bay Reef 8:43 AM 0:38 25.9 Overcast Calm Very good 20 16.1
    4,008 11-Feb-18 The Nursery Jervis Bay Reef 11:08 AM 0:36 15.5 Overcast Millpond Fair 22 19.8
    4,009 12-Feb-18 The Arch Jervis Bay Reef 8:52 AM 0:30 35.4 Overcast Slight Excellent 22 15.3
    4,010 12-Feb-18 Torpedo Tubes Jervis Bay Reef 10:57 AM 0:41 16.3 Fine Calm Fair 26 20.2
    4,011 13-Feb-18 Pyramid Rock Jervis Bay Reef 8:59 AM 0:35 33.1 Overcast Moderate Very good 20 15.0
    4,012 13-Feb-18 Bowen Island Rockfall Jervis Bay Reef 11:27 AM 0:43 22.6 Overcast Calm Fair 22 16.6
    4,013 14-Feb-18 The Fence Jervis Bay Reef 8:48 AM 0:45 27.5 Fine Millpond Fair 24 19.2
    4,014 14-Feb-18 The Docks Jervis Bay Reef 11:14 AM 0:48 18.9 Fine Millpond Good 28 21.8
    4,015 15-Feb-18 Pyramid Rocks Jervis Bay Reef 8:45 AM 0:44 32.8 Overcast Rough Good 20 18.3
    4,016 16-Feb-18 The Bommies Jervis Bay Reef 8:56 AM 0:38 31.5 Fine Slight Good 20 20.1
    4,017 28-Feb-18 Pizza Reef Sydney Reef 8:28 AM 0:32 27.1 Fine Large Very poor 22 19.3
    4,018 3-Mar-18 The Split Sydney Reef 8:13 AM 0:39 27.1 Fine Calm Good 22 20.8
    4,019 12-Mar-18 The Circuit North Solitary Island Reef 8:44 AM 1:12 19.9 Overcast Calm Excellent 22 25.1
    4,020 12-Mar-18 Anemone Bay North Solitary Island Reef 11:14 AM 1:05 19.7 Fine Slight Very good 24 24.8
    4,021 13-Mar-18 Anemone Bay North Solitary Island Reef 8:30 AM 1:06 24.5 Fine Calm Excellent 24 25.1
    4,022 13-Mar-18 Elbow Cave North Solitary Island Reef 10:50 AM 1:15 18.7 Fine Millpond Excellent 26 25.5
    4,023 14-Mar-18 The Canyons North Solitary Island Reef 7:41 AM 1:07 21.8 Overcast Slight Very good 20 25.0
    4,024 14-Mar-18 Bubble Cave North Solitary Island Reef 10:11 AM 1:06 21.1 Fine Calm Very good 22 25.1
    4,025 15-Mar-18 Mackerel Run North Solitary Island Reef 8:24 AM 1:06 23.8 Overcast Calm Excellent 24 24.6
    4,026 15-Mar-18 Elbow Cave North Solitary Island Reef 10:50 AM 1:06 19.4 Fine Calm Very good 28 24.8
    4,027 17-Mar-18 M & K Reef Sydney Reef 8:41 AM 0:39 24.9 Fine Calm Fair 24 21.6
    4,028 18-Mar-18 The Leap Sydney Reef 8:35 AM 1:10 21.7 Fine Millpond Fair 26 18.8
    4,029 28-Mar-18 Marys Reef Sydney Reef 8:26 AM 0:53 24.1 Fine Slight Poor 22 20.3
    4,030 30-Mar-18 Middle Ground Sydney Reef 8:21 AM 0:33 32.5 Fine Calm Very good 23 17.0
    4,031 1-Apr-18 Big Saigon Sydney Reef 8:32 AM 0:39 26.3 Fine Slight Very good 24 18.8
    4,032 2-Apr-18 M & K Reef Sydney Reef 8:19 AM 0:47 24.4 Fine Calm Very good 24 20.4
    4,033 3-Apr-18 The Leap Sydney Reef 9:05 AM 1:19 21.9 Overcast Slight Very good 22 20.4
    4,034 4-Apr-18 The Split Gully Sydney Reef 8:22 AM 0:35 23.5 Overcast Calm Very good/very poor 22 21.6
    4,035 6-Apr-18 Hull Cleaning Sydney Reef 3:47 PM 0:45 1.8 Fine Millpond Good 24 22.7
    4,036 7-Apr-18 Hull Cleaning Sydney Reef 8:24 AM 1:00 2.0 Fine Millpond Good 22 23.0
    4,037 11-Apr-18 Middle Ground Sydney Reef 8:16 AM 0:31 31.6 Fine Slight Fair 24 19.0
    4,038 13-Apr-18 Bare Island Isolated Reefs Sydney Reef 9:15 AM 1:16 18.5 Fine Calm Fair 28 18.5
    4,039 14-Apr-18 Barrens Hut Sydney Reef 8:15 AM 0:37 26.6 Fine Calm Fair 23 17.2
    4,040 15-Apr-18 Bare Island Left Sydney Reef 8:39 AM 1:13 18.3 Fine Slight Good 24 18.3
    4,041 16-Apr-18 Bare Island 15 Metre Reef Sydney Reef 9:08 AM 1:23 16.6 Fine Calm Very Good 25 19.4
    4,042 21-Apr-18 Pizza Reef Sydney Reef 8:20 AM 0:40 26.3 Overcast Slight Good 22 18.3
    4,043 22-Apr-18 Xanadu Reef Sydney Reef 8:39 AM 0:38 34.5 Overcast Calm Fair 22 17.7
    4,044 25-Apr-18 Middle Ground Sydney Reef 9:17 AM 0:30 31.6 Overcast Slight Fair 20 17.7
    4,045 2-May-18 The Split Sydney Reef 8:20 AM 0:43 26.7 Overcast Calm Fair 17 19.6
    4,046 4-May-18 Bare Island Deep Wall Sydney Reef 9:33 AM 1:15 18.7 Fine Millpond Fair 22 19.4
    4,047 5-May-18 Barren Hut Sydney Reef 8:15 AM 0:43 25.8 Overcast Calm Good 17 19.2
    4,048 9-May-18 Marley Point Sydney Reef 8:21 AM 0:54 21.2 Fine Millpond Good 17 19.2
    4,049 19-May-18 Middle Ground Sydney Reef 8:15 AM 0:35 31.5 Overcast Calm Good 17 18.3
    4,050 31-May-18 Shiprock Sydney Reef 9:23 AM 1:13 16.3 Overcast Millpond Very Good 14 16.2
    4,051 9-Jun-18 Yellowfish Reef Sydney Reef 8:31 AM 0:50 22.9 Raining Calm Very Good 14 18.8
    4,052 13-Jun-18 The Split Sydney Reef 8:39 AM 0:36 26.7 Fine Millpond Very Good 14 18.5
    4,053 16-Jun-18 The Colours Sydney Reef 8:15AM 0:36 28.5 Fine Millpond Good 13 18.3
    4,054 27-Jun-18 Pizza Reef Sydney Reef 8:24 AM 0:36 26.4 Overcast Large Very good 14 17.8
    4,055 30-Jun-18 SS Undola Sydney Wreck 8:44 AM 0:34 43.7 Overcast Calm Poor 8 15.7
    4,056 1-Jul-18 Henry Head Sydney Reef 8:26 AM 0:44 22.3 Fine Millpond Very good 11 17.0
    4,057 4-Jul-18 Barrens Hut/The Split Sydney Reef 8:34 AM 0:38 25.8 Overcast Very Large Good 12 17.1
    4,058 7-Jul-18 Bare Island Deep Wall Sydney Reef 8:45 AM 1:02 18.1 Fine Millpond Good 11 16.5
    4,059 11-Jul-18 Pizza Reef Sydney Reef 8:27 AM 0:35 26.0 Fine Calm Fair 11 16.6
    4,060 14-Jul-18 Shiprock Sydney Reef 9:17 AM 0:59 16.3 Fine Millpond Poor 8 15.1
    4,061 25-Jul-18 Fish Rock Cave - Fish & Chips South West Rocks Reef 9:21 AM 0:57 30.0 Fine Millpond Very good 17 17.9
    4,062 25-Jul-18 Fish Rock Cave - Shallow Entrance South West Rocks Reef 11:29 AM 1:00 22.0 Fine Millpond Very good 23 18.0
    4,063 26-Jul-18 Fish Rock Cave - Fish and Chips South West Rocks Reef 8:58 AM 0:56 29.6 Fine Millpond Very good 16 16.2
    4,064 26-Jul-18 Fish Rock Cave - Western Drift South West Rocks Reef 11:17 AM 0:58 25.2 Fine Millpond Very good 22 17.0
    4,065 27-Jul-18 Fish Rock Cave - Western Drift South West Rocks Reef 9:08 AM 1:00 28.6 Fine Millpond Very good 16 16.2
    4,066 27-Jul-18 Fish Rock Cave - Black Forest South West Rocks Reef 11:19 AM 0:57 30.3 Fine Millpond Very good 22 17.8
    4,067 8-Aug-18 Bare Island Deep Wall Sydney Reef 10:15 AM 1:10 18.3 Fine Millpond Very Good 16 14.8
    4,068 1-Aug-18 Inscription Point Sydney Reef 10:39 AM 1:01 15.3 Fine Millpond Very Good 17 15.4
    4,069 15-Aug-18 The Balcony Sydney Reef 8:22 AM 0:50 21.7 Fine Millpond Very Good 16 14.6
    4,070 18-Aug-18 Barrens Hut/The Split Sydney Reef 8:07 AM 0:40 26.4 Fine Millpond Excellent 12 15.5
    4,071 25-Aug-18 The Crossroads Jervis Bay Reef 9:53 AM 0:40 39.5 Overcast Rough Excellent 18 14.9
    4,072 25-Aug-18 Lighthouse Reef Jervis Bay Reef 11:53 AM 0:35 29.7 Overcast Millpond Good 16 14.3
    4,073 26-Aug-18 Stoney Creek Jervis Bay Reef 10:05 AM 0:42 42.6 Overcast Calm Good 16 14.6
    4,074 26-Aug-18 Alyssas Playground Jervis Bay Reef 11:59 AM 0:43 24.4 Overcast Millpond Very good 17 15.2
    4,075 29-Aug-18 Shiprock Sydney Reef 9:56 AM 1:06 16.6 Fine Millpond Good 14 13.6
    4,076 1-Sep-18 M & K Reef Sydney Reef 8:26 AM 0:36 27.5 Fine Millpond Fair 17 15.5
    4,077 15-Sep-18 Middle Ground Sydney Reef 8:15 AM 0:34 31.4 Fine Millpond Very Good 20 15.4
    4,078 19-Sep-18 Barrens Hut/The Split Sydney Reef 8:39 AM 0:45 26.8 Overcast Large Very good 20 15.7
    4,079 22-Sep-18 Voodoo Sydney Reef 8:18 AM 0:46 26.7 Fine Calm Very good 18 15.6
    4,080 26-Sep-18 Middle Ground Sydney Reef 8:34 AM 0:30 32.1 Overcast Calm Very Good 15 15.3
    4,081 3-Oct-18 Barrens Hut/The Split Sydney Reef 8:19 AM 0:39 26.6 Overcast Slight Very good 19 15.2
    4,082 9-Oct-18 Marley Point Sydney Reef 8:28 AM 0:53 23.2 Fine Slight Very good 20 18.9
    4,083 13-Oct-18 Pizza Reef Sydney Reef 8:45 AM 0:34 27.2 Overcast Moderate Good 18 18.2

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