Forecast issued at 4:10 am EDT on Thursday 23 February 2017.
A high pressure system over the southern Tasman extends a ridge to the Queensland coast while a front approaches from the west. This pattern is directing east to northeasterly winds along the New South Wales coast, tending fresh to strong northeast to northerly along the south coast as the front approaches. The front is forecast to bring a southerly change to the south coast later today, reaching the central coast during Friday.
Forecast for Thursday until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Eden Coast
- Northerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Merimbula early in the morning. Winds shifting southerly 15 to 25 knots in the late morning and afternoon.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
- 1st Swell
- Northeasterly 1 to 2 metres.
- 2nd Swell
- Southerly around 1 metre.
- Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.
Friday 24 February
- Southerly 15 to 25 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
- Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Saturday 25 February
- South to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning southeasterly during the afternoon.
- 1 to 2 metres.
- South to southwesterly around 1 metre.
- Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.
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 Thursday.