Batemans Coastal Waters Forecast: Ulladulla to Montague Island

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 10:05 pm EDT on Wednesday 29 March 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a ridge towards the northern New South Wales coast, directing generally northerly winds along the entire coast. A strong cold front will bring a vigorous southerly change to southern and central parts of the coast on Thursday, continuing north during Friday and intensifying as it meets with a low pressure system near the Queensland border.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell
Northeasterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear. 30% chance of a shower at night.

Thursday 30 March

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Batemans Coast

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots ahead of a southerly change 25 to 30 knots in the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
1st Swell
Southeasterly below 0.5 metres, tending southerly 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. Showers heavy at times in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore north of Moruya Heads in the early morning.

Friday 31 March

Winds
South to southwesterly 25 to 30 knots tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Saturday 1 April

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
1st Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
2nd Swell
Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

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 Thursday.

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