Coffs Coastal Waters Forecast: Wooli to Smoky Cape

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EDT on Monday 25 March 2019.

Weather Situation

A strong cold front on the south coast will continue to move north overnight and Tuesday, reaching the far north coast in the afternoon. A high pressure ridge is expected to build in the wake of the front during Tuesday and Wednesday as a high centre to the west drifts across southeastern Australia, with winds tending east to southeasterly.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Coffs Coast

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore.

Tuesday 26 March

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots shifting south to southeasterly in the middle of the day.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, tending northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Wednesday 27 March

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore around midday.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 28 March

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore north of Coffs Harbour.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 4:10 am EDT Tuesday.

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