Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
Issued at 4:05 am EDT on Wednesday 8 February 2023
for the period until midnight EDT Saturday 11 February 2023.
Please be aware
Wind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.
A high pressure system south of the Bight extends a ridge into the Tasman Sea, while a weak trough remains almost stationary over the southern New South Wales coast bringing onshore winds to coastal areas. From Thursday most waters will see northeasterly winds as a high moves over the Tasman Sea, with the next significant southerly change expected on Sunday.
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots tending easterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
Winds: Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Winds: North to northeasterly about 10 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Winds easing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.
Winds: Northerly below 10 knots tending northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the day. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Sunny.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EDT Wednesday.
* Calls to 1300 number cost around 27.5c inc. GST, higher from mobiles or public phones. Marine forecasts are also available on VHF and HF radio. View the radio schedule on www.bom.gov.au/marine
Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast at http://www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts/map.shtml for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.