Forecast issued at 4:10 am EDT on Monday 2 February 2015.
A deep low pressure system over the southwestern Tasman Sea and is moving east and weakening as a high pressure system moves south of the Bight extending a ridge to the northern coast of New South Wales. Southerly winds are expected to gradually turn southeasterly during today and tomorrow as the coastal ridge strengthens. On Wednesday a surge in the southerly winds associated with a weak trough is expected to progress along the southern and central coasts.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- Southerly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the morning.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Tuesday 3 February
- South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.
Wednesday 4 February
- Southerly 15 to 25 knots turning southeasterly 20 to 25 knots during the evening.
- 1 to 2 metres.
- Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending easterly around 1 metre during the morning.
- Partly cloudy. 60% 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 4:05 pm EDT Monday.