This is just one part of a suite of measures being pursued by NSW Maritime to address bar crossing safety in this State.
When considering crossing a bar, the best catch phrase for skippers – who are ultimately responsible for the safety of all on board – is 'If in doubt, don't go out'.
Logging on to find live web camera footage may be very useful in making this decision.
Below is a list of live web-cameras currently installed along the NSW coastline:
Other web cameras are to be located at: Manning River, Richmond River, Ballina, and will be online over the coming months.