Forecast issued at 4:10 am EDT on Wednesday 22 October 2014.
During Wednesday winds on the south and central coasts will gradually turn north/northeasterly as a high pressure system to the east of Tasmania extends a ridge to the northern NSW coast. On Thursday another front is expected to bring a weak southerly change to the south coast before a return to northeasterlies on Friday. Another more substantial southerly change is expected on Saturday.
Forecast for Wednesday until midnight
- East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly in the afternoon.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower this morning.
Thursday 23 October
- Northerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots in the morning.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
- East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
- Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the afternoon.
Friday 24 October
- North to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots during the evening.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- Easterly around 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
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 Wednesday.