Forecast issued at 2:58 pm EST on Friday 1 August 2014.
A low pressure trough is expected to move through New South Wales waters tonight, with strong to gale force westerly winds turning south to southwesterly during Saturday. Wind easing on Sunday as the trough moves further out into the Tasman and a high pressure system moves over New South Wales.
Forecast for Friday until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Coffs Coast
- North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting southwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the evening.
- 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres later in the evening.
- Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Saturday 2 August
Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Coffs Coast
- Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots early in the morning then tending southerly 20 to 30 knots in the late afternoon.
- 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday.
- Northeasterly below 1 metre, tending southerly 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Sunday 3 August
- Southerly 25 to 30 knots tending south to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots before dawn.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Monday 4 August
- East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the day.
- Around 1 metre.
- Southerly 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:10 am EST Saturday.