Eden Coastal Waters Forecast: Montague Island to Gabo Island

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Wednesday 24 April 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea is directing east to northeasterly winds over much of the coast while a southerly change is forecast to cross the southern half of the coast later Wednesday and during Thursday in association with a front slipping to the south. Then a more significant front is forecast to cross the state on Friday, bringing a fresh to strong south to southwesterly change in its wake. Winds should gradually ease from Saturday as a ridge of high pressure from the west becomes the dominant feature over New South Wales.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 25 April

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Green Cape in the late morning and afternoon.

Friday 26 April

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly 25 to 35 knots in the late morning and early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 2 to 4 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then tending south to southwesterly 2 to 4 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Saturday 27 April

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres inshore, increasing to 2 to 4 metres offshore south of Green Cape.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 4:10 am EST Thursday.

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