Batemans Coastal Waters Forecast: Ulladulla to Montague Island

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Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Friday 20 October 2017.

Weather Situation

A vigorous southerly change associated with a frontal system should reach the central parts of the coast during the afternoon, and continue to the Queensland border early Saturday. Fresh to strong northerly winds are expected to continue ahead of the front. Behind the front, a new high in the Bight will extend a ridge into New South Wales during the weekend before the high moves into the Tasman Sea in the early part of next week.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Batemans Coast

Winds
Southerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore this evening.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore north of Moruya Heads.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Moruya Heads.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 21 October

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 2 metres.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.

Sunday 22 October

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots tending southwesterly before dawn then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore by early evening.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Monday 23 October

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day then becoming variable below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore north of Moruya Heads.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:10 am EDT Saturday.

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