Illawarra Coastal Waters Forecast: Port Hacking to Ulladulla

No warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Monday 20 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system east of Tasmania with a trough to the north is moving towards the southeast. A high over the Bight extends a ridge eastwards, directing southwest to southeasterly winds along the New South Wales coast. Winds will turn southeast to northeasterly during Tuesday as the high moves over the southwestern Tasman Sea extending a ridge along the coast. A front is expected to bring a southerly change to the south and central coasts during Thursday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the evening. Winds tending west to northwesterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Tuesday 21 February

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower south of Point Perpendicular, near zero chance elsewhere.

Wednesday 22 February

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres around midday.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.

Thursday 23 February

Winds
Northerly 20 to 30 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then tending south to southwesterly during the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

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 Tuesday.

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