Forecast issued at 4:10 am EST on Sunday 26 June 2016.
A ridge of high pressure lies over NSW. Winds will turn west to northwesterly on Monday ahead of the next trough, which is forecast to move up the southern coast during day. Winds throughout will generally shift south to southwesterly and strengthen late Monday or during Tuesday in the wake of the trough.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
- West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
- 1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
- Southerly 2.5 metres.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.
Monday 27 June
Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Hunter Coast
- Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the day. Reaching up to 30 knots in the late evening.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
- Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
- Cloudy. 90% chance of showers offshore, 60% chance elsewhere.
Tuesday 28 June
- South to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
- 2 to 3 metres.
- Southerly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 3 metres during the morning.
- Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. Showers heavy at times in the morning and afternoon. 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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