Coffs Coastal Waters Forecast: Wooli to Smoky Cape

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:10 am EDT on Wednesday 22 October 2014.

Weather Situation

During Wednesday winds on the south and central coasts will gradually turn north/northeasterly as a high pressure system to the east of Tasmania extends a ridge to the northern NSW coast. On Thursday another front is expected to bring a weak southerly change to the south coast before a return to northeasterlies on Friday. Another more substantial southerly change is expected on Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower this morning.

Thursday 23 October

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots in the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the afternoon.

Friday 24 October

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots during the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
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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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EDT Wednesday.

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