Hunter Coastal Waters Forecast: Seal Rocks to Broken Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Saturday 3 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure system over the Tasman Sea with a ridge to the north is directing north to northeasterly winds over the north coast. A southerly change is weakening on the Mid North Coast. A ridge strengthens across the coast once again with northeasterly winds returning on Sunday. The next trough and southerly change is expected over the south coast on Monday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 4 December

Winds
East to northeasterly below 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 5 December

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots shifting south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell
East to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening.

Tuesday 6 December

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots becoming easterly about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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 EDT Sunday.

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