Batemans Coastal Waters Forecast: Ulladulla to Montague Island

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system lies over the Tasman Sea while a trough is approaching from the west. This trough looks set to bring a southerly change to the southern half of the coast on Thursday. After this, the high is forecast to again become the dominant feature and extend a ridge across the northern Tasman Sea towards southeastern Queensland, with northerly winds strengthening over the weekend.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Batemans Coast

Winds
Northerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching 30 knots offshore.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Swell
South to southeasterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.
Caution
Surf conditions may be more powerful than they appear and are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Thursday 1 October

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Batemans Coast

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching 30 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds shifting south to southeasterly in the morning then becoming northeasterly about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 0.5 metres later in the evening.
Swell
South to southeasterly 2 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by evening.
Weather
50% chance of showers and the chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.
Caution
Surf conditions may be more powerful than they appear and are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Friday 2 October

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
South to southeasterly around 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the day.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 3 October

Winds
Northerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
South to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Please be awareWind 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.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:10 am EST Thursday.

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