Coffs Coastal Waters Forecast: Wooli to Smoky Cape

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Forecast issued at 4:07 pm EDT on Tuesday 26 January 2021.

Weather Situation

A slow-moving high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a ridge to the northern New south Wales coast. The high will weaken today and allow a stronger trough to move through southern and central waters.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Coffs Coast

Winds
Northeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots south of Coffs Harbour in the evening. Winds turning northerly in the late evening.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Coffs Harbour.
Weather
Clear.

Wednesday 27 January

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Coffs Coast

Winds
Northerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Coffs Harbour early in the morning. Winds turning northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Coffs Harbour in the afternoon and evening.

Thursday 28 January

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly in the early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Coffs Harbour around midday.
1st Swell
Southerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore around midday.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending easterly around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Friday 29 January

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:10 am EDT Wednesday.

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