Eden Coastal Waters Forecast: Montague Island to Gabo Island

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EDT on Wednesday 11 December 2019.

Weather Situation

A trough of low pressure is lingering on the northern New South Wales coast, while a high pressure system over the Bight extends a ridge over southern Australia. Coastal winds to the the north of the trough are north to northeasterly, with south to southeasterly winds to its south. This trough will slowly move northward over the next day or two, reaching Queensland waters Friday morning. Winds in most areas will gradually shift northerly during the weekend as a feeble high develops over the Tasman Sea.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southwest to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Thursday 12 December

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Eden Coast

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots before dawn, reaching 20 to 30 knots offshore south of Merimbula in the late afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres in the morning.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 13 December

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon then becoming northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy.

Saturday 14 December

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Merimbula during the morning.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Thursday.

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