Forecast issued at 10:25 am EDT on Sunday 23 November 2014.
A high pressure system over the eastern Tasman Sea extends a ridge towards the Queensland coast directing east to northeasterly winds along New South Wales coast. During Sunday morning a low pressure trough will bring a southerly change to the south coast extending to Sydney Waters in the late afternoon before weakening on the Hunter coast overnight. A stronger southerly change associated with a cold front is expected to develop on the south coast Monday night and move up the coast during Tuesday.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Coffs Coast
- Northerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the evening.
- 2 to 2.5 metres.
- Northerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
- Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the afternoon.
Monday 24 November
Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Coffs Coast
- 1st Winds
- Northerly 20 to 30 knots.
- 2nd Winds
- 2 to 3 metres.
- Northerly 1.5 metres, tending northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then tending north to northeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
- Mostly sunny.
Tuesday 25 November
- Northerly 20 to 30 knots shifting southerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then tending southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
- 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
- Northeasterly 1 to 2 metres.
- Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EDT Sunday.