Hunter Coastal Waters Forecast: Seal Rocks to Broken Bay

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:10 am EDT on Friday 21 January 2022.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system east of Tasmania extends a ridge along the New South Wales coast. The high will move slowly into the southern Tasman Sea over the coming days, maintaining fresh to strong southeasterly winds along the coast through the weekend.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 22 January

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southeasterly 2 metres, tending southerly 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
2nd Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 23 January

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

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 4:05 pm EDT Friday.

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