Coffs Coastal Waters Forecast: Wooli to Smoky Cape

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Saturday 1 October 2016.

Weather Situation

Vigorous westerly winds along the New South Wales coast will gradually ease this evening as a deep low pressure system near Tasmania moves east-southeast and weakens. Winds will turn northerly during Sunday and increase ahead of a cold front expected to bring another gusty westerly change later on Monday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northwest to southwesterly tonight. Reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Coffs Harbour tonight.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
South to southeasterly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Sunday 2 October

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming northerly 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon. Reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 3 October

Winds
Northerly 20 to 25 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the early afternoon then shifting west to southwesterly 25 to 35 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon.

Tuesday 4 October

Winds
West to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots tending northerly 15 to 25 knots during the day then tending west to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore during the morning.
Weather
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 4:10 am EDT Sunday.

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