Forecast issued at 10:00 am EST on Wednesday 29 June 2016.
A high pressure system over southeastern Australia is slowly moving east and extending a ridge across the Tasman Sea. South to southwesterly winds along the New South Wales coast will gradually turn west to northwesterly later today and increase during Thursday ahead of a southwesterly change extending across the coast on Friday. A ridge in the wake of the change will dominate the weather over the weekend.
Forecast for Wednesday until midnight
- Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the late evening.
- Around 1 metre.
- Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Thursday 30 June
Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Batemans Coast
- Northerly 15 to 25 knots turning northwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the morning. Reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- South to southeasterly below 1 metre.
- Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore in the late afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Friday 1 July
- West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending west to southwesterly during the morning.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
- Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.
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 4:05 pm EST Wednesday.