Coffs Coastal Waters Forecast: Wooli to Smoky Cape

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EDT on Sunday 24 October 2021.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system has formed to the east of Tasmania and will continue to bring strong to gale force winds to the far southern coast tonight and during Monday. A trough has also cleared the far northern coast this afternoon. Winds are expected to ease on Tuesday as the low moves away to the east, and then turn northeasterly on Wednesday ahead of an approaching trough.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Easterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm at night.

Monday 25 October

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
2nd Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Tuesday 26 October

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 15 to 20 knots before dawn then tending southeasterly in the middle of the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
2nd Swell
East to northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Wednesday 27 October

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Coffs Harbour during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly 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 EDT Monday.

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