Terrigal: A water spout spotted from The Haven by 7NEWS viewer Brett Wallace. www.7NEWS.com.au #Terrigal #7NEWS
It's R U OK?Day, our national day of action and a reminder to Trust the Signs, Trust your Gut & Ask R U OK? any day it's needed. Today we're calling on Australia to learn when and how to start a conversation that could change a life. Learn the signs and how to ask and help us move closer to our vision of a world where we're all connected and protected from suicide: www.ruok.org.au ... See more
International award for Marine Rescue Port Macquarie This team has won “Outstanding Team Contribution to a Maritime Search and Rescue Operation” at the 2019 International Maritime Rescue Federation Awards in London. The volunteers displayed courage, skill and service during a challenging operation to save three seriously injured men from a sinking motor cruiser. The men sustained a number of injuries, including broken bones, severe lacerations, punctured lungs and a spinal injury, when their 10m cruiser struck a submerged object off Crescent Head in the early hours of April 14 this year. Congratulations Port Macquarie 30 crew members Reg McGlashan, Yolanda Bosschieter and Tony Hallett; Port Macquarie 20 crew members Robert Breskal and Owen Coulls; watch officers Graham Gibbs and Gary White and Unit Commander Greg Davies. ... See more
HELICOPTER RESCUE MISSION SUSPENDED 🚁🚨 The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has called off its search and rescue operation for the helicopter that crashed in windy weather off Anna Bay last night. Four men and one woman were on board the flight from Brisbane to Bankstown and police are informing their next of kin today. The decision to suspend the search this afternoon was made with expert medical advice after teams spotted the damaged airframe this morning. NSW Police divers have been deployed to recover the wreckage, which was spotted this morning, and specialised Transport Safety Bureau investigators will examine it to determine what happened. They want to hear from anyone who may have seen the aircraft in the moments before it disappeared off the radar about 6.30pm last night. ... See more
Breaking. Volunteer crews from Marine Rescue Port Stephens and Marine Rescue Newcastle are responding to a helicopter ditching off north Stockton Beach.
Police are investigating after a woman’s body was located on the state’s Central Coast this morning. A crime scene has been established about 150 metres north of the Terrigal Haven boat ramp, Terrigal, after reports the body of a woman was located in the water by local fisherman about 7.10am today. Officers from Brisbane Water Police District are investigating the circumstances surrounding the woman's death. The woman is yet to be formally identified. A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner. As inquiries continue, anyone with information is urged to come forward. (File photo of the general area) ... See more
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Happy Father’s Day. Our volunteers have started their morning with some maintenance on our weather station at the Point Clare Base.
⚠️ 🌧 ❄️ The NSW east coast is expected to get more rain this weekend than in the whole last two months! Parts of #NorthernSydney and the #CentralCoast are forecast to see around 100-120mm with snow also possible in areas around #Lithgow and #Oberon. Steady rain with heavy bursts are expected around The Illawarra today and then shifting to Sydney and the Hunter during Friday. The highest tide of the year is also expected during Friday. Low lying areas may see some localised flooding with water over roads so drive to the conditions and remember to never enter floodwater. If you require emergency help, call the NSW SES on 132 500. www.ses.nsw.gov.au ... See more
A powerful low-pressure system will impact the NSW coast between Wednesday 21 and Friday 23 August. The system is expected to create ‘Hawaiian-style’ conditions consisting of big surf, with waves up to 12 feet high and strong winds. Surf Life Saving NSW advises that people visiting the coast should be aware of the dangers associated with the anticipated system including; - Powerful waves in surf zones and against rock platforms - Fast movement of water and currents - Long periods between wave sets - Erosion of beaches ... See more
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