Forecast issued at 4:10 am EST on Friday 1 July 2016.
Increasing west to northwesterly winds ahead of a cold front and vigorous southwesterly change moving along the New South Wales south coast extending to Sydney Waters late Friday morning and to the far north coast in the evening. Winds will gradually ease during Saturday as a high pressure system moves over southeastern Australia in the wake of the front extending a ridge to the Tasman Sea.
Forecast for Friday until midnight
- West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly in the late morning and afternoon. Reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Coffs Harbour in the evening.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
- Southeasterly around 1 metre.
- Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore south of Coffs Harbour late this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Saturday 2 July
- Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Coffs Harbour during the morning and early afternoon.
- 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
- Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
Sunday 3 July
- Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southerly 1 to 2 metres.
- Mostly sunny.
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 EST Friday.