Hunter Coastal Waters Forecast: Seal Rocks to Broken Bay

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Sunday 24 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A series of cold fronts will cross southeast Australia during the next few days, maintaining a fresh westerly airstream along much of the New South Wales coast. A high is forecast to move over the state during the second half of the week.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 25 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres by evening.
Swell
Southerly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Clear.
Caution
Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Monday 25 July

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Hunter Coast

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching 30 knots offshore during the day.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
Swell
Southerly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore.
Caution
Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Tuesday 26 July

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the morning.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 27 July

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots tending southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

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 Monday.

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