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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 2017 Dives
    Michael McFadyen's Scuba Diving - My 2017 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
    3,922 4-Jan-17 Six Fathom Reef Sydney Reef 8:41 AM 0:46 18.7 Overcast Rough Very Good 22 20.3
    3,923 5-Jan-17 Henry's Sponge Garden Sydney Reef 8:21 AM 0:55 20.3 Raining Calm Good 20 20.6
    3,924 7-Jan-17 SS Tuggerah Sydney Wreck 8:31 AM 0:37 45.1 Overcast Calm Excellent 22 16.9
    3,925 8-Jan-17 Middle Ground Sydney Reef 8:13 AM 0:33 31.6 Fine Calm Very good 24 16.8
    3,926 9-Jan-17 Bare Island Deep Wall Sydney Reef 10:56 AM 1:18 18.3 Fine Millpond Good 27 17.9
    3,927 10-Jan-17 Bare Island Deep Wall Sydney Reef 9:34 AM 1:09 18.6 Overcast Millpond Very Good 26 16.5
    3,928 10-Jan-17 Bare Island Isolated Reefs Sydney Reef 12:17 PM 1:11 17.6 Fine Millpond Good 27 16.9
    3,929 11-Jan-17 Pizza Reef Sydney Reef 8:05 AM 0:29 27.2 Fine Calm Very Good 30 17.5
    3,930 12-Jan-17 Shiprock Sydney Reef 9:03 AM 1:19 18.6 Fine Millpond Good 24 20.5
    3,931 12-Jan-17 Bare Island Isolated Reef 1 Sydney Reef 7:59 PM 0:57 17.2 Overcast Slight Poor 26 20.2
    3,932 13-Jan-17 Bare Island Isolated Reef 1 Sydney Reef 10:08 AM 1:26 18.0 Fine Calm Good 28 19.4
    3,933 14-Jan-17 Shiprock Sydney Reef 10:27 AM 1:24 18.6 Fine Millpond Good 27 20.2
    3,934 15-Jan-17 The Leap Sydney Reef 9:05 AM 0:58 21.8 Fine Calm Good 26 19.4
    3,935 18-Jan-17 Bare Island Isolated Reef 1 Sydney Reef 10:02 AM 1:03 18.1 Fine Calm Good 26 17.4
    3,936 19-Jan-17 Gravel Loader Shellharbour Reef 10:56 AM 1:13 11.2 Overcast Millpond Good 22 21.1
    3,937 2-Feb-17 The Leap Sydney Reef 12:10 PM 1:14 21.9 Fine Calm Very Good 26 20.3
    3,938 4-Feb-17 SS Tuggerah Sydney Wreck 8:33 AM 0:37 45.4 Overcast Millpond Excellent 26 20.3
    3,939 5-Feb-17 Bare Island Isolated Reefs Sydney Reef 8:35 AM 1:16 18.2 Fine Millpond Good 28 20.9
    3,940 6-Feb-17 The Leap Sydney Reef 12:57 PM 1:19 21.0 Fine Millpond Good 30 20.0
    3,941 7-Feb-17 Gravel Loader Shellharbour Reef 9:57 AM 1:10 10.2 Raining Millpond Good 20 21.7
    3,942 10-Feb-17 Barrens Hut/The Split Sydney Reef 8:38 AM 0:42 26.9 Fine Slight Good 28 18.3
    3,943 11-Feb-17 Bare Island Deep Wall Sydney Reef 8:57 AM 1:14 19.4 Fine Millpond Fair 26 18.2
    3,944 13-Feb-17 Anemone Bay Solitary Islands Reef 8:52 AM 1:03 23.3 Overcast Slight Good 24 23.1
    3,945 13-Feb-17 Anemone Bay Solitary Islands Reef 11:11 AM 1:05 21.1 Overcast Slight Very good 26 24.7
    3,946 14-Feb-17 The Canyons Solitary Islands Reef 8:53 AM 1:05 23.8 Overcast Calm Good 22 21.9
    3,947 14-Feb-17 Elbow Cave Solitary Islands Reef 11:08 AM 1:07 19.3 Overcast Calm Fair 24 19.3
    3,948 15-Feb-17 Bubble Cave Solitary Islands Reef 8:45 AM 1:10 20.4 Fine Calm Very good 25 24.1
    3,949 15-Feb-17 Fish Soup Solitary Islands Reef 11:09 AM 1:10 16.6 Fine Calm Excellent 27 25.5
    3,950 16-Feb-17 Mackerel Run Solitary Islands Reef 8:14 AM 1:12 22.6 Fine Millpond Very good 26 25.3
    3,951 16-Feb-17 The Boulders Solitary Islands Reef 10:42 AM 1:22 22.6 Fine Millpond Very Excellent 28 25.8
    3,952 17-Feb-17 The Boulders Solitary Islands Reef 7:37 AM 1:16 24.3 Overcast Slight Very Excellent 24 25.9
    3,953 17-Feb-17 Canyons to Bubble Cave Solitary Islands Reef 10:05 AM 1:12 22.1 Fine Millpond Very Good 28 25.9
    3,954 18-Feb-17 Fish Rock, Fish and Chips South West Rocks Reef 9:19 AM 0:59 25.7 Fine Calm Fair 26 17.9
    3,955 18-Feb-17 Fish Rock, Fish and Chips South West Rocks Reef 11:24 AM 1:05 25.5 Fine Calm Fair 30 21.3
    3,956 23-Feb-17 Middle Ground Sydney Reef 8:06 AM 0:27 31.8 Fine Slight Fair 23 18.1
    3,957 23-Feb-17 Shiprock Sydney Reef 7:30 PM 1:05 17.6 Fine Millpond Poor 24 22.9
    3,958 25-Feb-17 Inscription Point Sydney Reef 8:46 AM 1:04 15.2 Raining Slight Fair 20 19.6

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