Forecast issued at 4:10 am EST on Wednesday 1 October 2014.
A cold front will bring a substantial southwesterly change to the northern half of the coast this morning, reaching far north in the early afternoon. A high pressure system will gradually drift over New South Wales following this front, with winds tending more easterly by the end of the week.
Forecast for Wednesday until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Coffs Coast
- Northerly 15 to 20 knots shifting southerly 15 to 25 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the afternoon.
- 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday.
- Northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore later in the evening.
Thursday 2 October
- South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
- Southerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Friday 3 October
- North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northeasterly during the day.
- Around 1 metre.
- Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres.
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 Wednesday.