Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Thursday 28 July 2016.
A vigorous west to southwesterly flow will persist across the far southern New South Wales waters tonight and tomorrow. A ridge of high pressure over southeast Australia is generating a weak to moderate west to southwest flow elsewhere, briefly tending north to northwest over the weekend. The next significant frontal system is expected early next week.
Forecast for Thursday until midnight
- Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning west to northwesterly in the evening.
- Around 1 metre.
- Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Friday 29 July
- West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
- Around 1 metre.
- Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
- Partly cloudy.
- Deceptively powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing in the morning.
Saturday 30 July
- West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending northeasterly in the late morning then tending northerly in the evening.
- 1 to 2 metres.
- Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
- Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore north of Moruya Heads in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Sunday 31 July
- Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
- 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
- Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.
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