Hunter Coastal Waters Forecast: Seal Rocks to Broken Bay

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Thursday 3 December 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is becoming established over the Tasman Sea today, bringing a return to northerly winds along most of the New South Wales coast. The next trough and southerly change are expected to affect southern waters during Friday before stalling and decaying over central parts of the coast. Following this, a new high is forecast to strengthen over the Tasman Sea during Saturday, with coastal winds once again shifting northerly. Another trough is expected to cross southern and central parts during Sunday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Friday 4 December

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Saturday 5 December

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots shifting northeasterly 15 to 25 knots in the morning then increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening.

Sunday 6 December

Winds
North to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots tending southeast to southwesterly 10 to 20 knots during the afternoon then tending east to southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Northeasterly 1 to 2 metres.
Weather
The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Sunny day.

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 Friday.

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