Hunter Coastal Waters Forecast: Seal Rocks to Broken Bay

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:15 am EDT on Sunday 2 October 2022.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system is moving east across the Tasman Sea while a strong high pressure system lies southeast of Tasmania and will weaken over the weekend. The combination of these systems will result in southerly winds across most NSW coastal waters this weekend. By Tuesday a high pressure ridge will predominate along the along the coast and the winds will tend southeast to northeasterly.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Southerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then decreasing to below 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore during the morning and afternoon.

Monday 3 October

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 4 October

Winds
Northerly below 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly during the day then increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

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 Sunday.

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