Coffs Coastal Waters Forecast: Wooli to Smoky Cape

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 10:00 am EDT on Saturday 21 October 2017.

Weather Situation

Southerly winds along the New South Wales coast are easing as a high pressure system south of the Bight strengthens a ridge to the east. The high will move over the Tasman Sea during Tuesday extending the ridge to the northwest and winds are expected to turn northeast to northwesterly.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Coffs Coast

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Coffs Harbour until this afternoon.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Sunday 22 October

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning east to southeasterly below 10 knots in the early afternoon then becoming east to northeasterly about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
2nd Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Monday 23 October

Winds
Southerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning then becoming variable below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Coffs Harbour.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% 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 Saturday.

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