Hunter Coastal Waters Forecast: Seal Rocks to Broken Bay

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:27 pm EST on Sunday 18 August 2019.

Weather Situation

A cold front will continue to sweep across southeast Australia this evening and into Monday. In its wake a slow moving high pressure system will move across the Bight bringing a strong west to southwesterly flow across the south of the state.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Hunter Coast

Winds
North to northeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Monday 19 August

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Hunter Coast

Winds
Northerly 25 to 30 knots shifting southwesterly in the early afternoon.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
1st Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre, tending southerly 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Port Stephens during the morning.
Weather
The chance of a thunderstorm offshore south of Port Stephens in the early morning. Sunny day.

Tuesday 20 August

Winds
West to southwesterly 25 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the morning then becoming westerly 20 to 30 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 21 August

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres during the evening.
Weather
Mostly 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 4:10 am EST Monday.

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