Hunter Coastal Waters Forecast: Seal Rocks to Broken Bay

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 10:17 pm EST on Wednesday 19 June 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system will lie over southeast Australia for the remainder of the week. This system will maintain mostly southeast to southwesterly winds over New South Wales waters, apart from a brief bout of northerlies overnight Thursday ahead of a weak coastal trough that is forecast to skim northwards along the eastern flank of the high.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Port Stephens in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly 1.5 metres.
2nd Swell
Easterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 20 June

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Friday 21 June

Winds
Northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots becoming southwesterly 25 to 30 knots in the late afternoon then tending southerly 20 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Saturday 22 June

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southerly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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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