Hunter Coastal Waters Forecast: Seal Rocks to Broken Bay

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EDT on Thursday 21 November 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system lies over the northern Tasman Sea will direct increasing north to northeasterly winds along the coast, as a cold front approaches from the southwest. This front will bring a vigorous southerly change to southern and central parts of the coast from late Thursday, reaching the lower Mid North Coast by Friday afternoon, when it is expected to stall and weaken.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Hunter Coast

Winds
North to northeasterly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas
3 metres.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Clear.

Friday 22 November

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Hunter Coast

Winds
North to northeasterly 20 to 30 knots shifting southwest to southeasterly inshore in the afternoon and evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Saturday 23 November

Winds
Northerly 20 to 25 knots offshore shifting south to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots early in the morning then tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Northeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Sunday 24 November

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots shifting north to northeasterly during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
1st Swell
Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

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 EDT Friday.

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