Hunter Coastal Waters Forecast: Seal Rocks to Broken Bay

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Forecast issued at 4:10 am EDT on Tuesday 27 February 2024.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea will become slow moving on Tuesday causing winds to gradually tend north to northeasterly. Then a cold front is forecast to pass to the south midweek, bringing another southerly wind change during the latter part of the week before the second cold front brushes the state's east on Sunday, with a surge of strong southerly winds in the wake.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to northeasterly in the late morning and afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore north of Norah Head around midday.
Weather
Cloudy.

Wednesday 28 February

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 29 February

Winds
Northerly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending southeasterly around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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 Tuesday.

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