​Monitoring weather ​conditions

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) broadcasts forecasts and warnings via:

  • it's website
  • high frequency radio
  • phone 1300 659 218
  • fax 02 9296 1567

Set an alert

The NSW Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) has an alert system that you can personalise. You can set alerts

  • for the weather;
  • to remind you to check safety equipment.

Coastal bar web cams

The NSW Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) has web cam vision of certain coastal bars and other important locations.


Marine Rescue NSW, as well as many other organisations, will broadcast information on marine band radios.

Wave heights

Information on the latest coastal wave heights along the NSW coast provided by the Department of Public Works and Services Manly Hydraulics Laboratory.

Inland waters

Real time data for dams, rivers and streams is available from Water NSW.