Illawarra Coastal Waters Forecast: Port Hacking to Ulladulla

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Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Monday 30 March 2020.

Weather Situation

A cold front is slipping to the south of the state, with an associated southerly change moving across the southern coast later today. The change is forecast to cross the northern coast tomorrow, then winds will turn east to northeasterly from later Tuesday as a high pressure ridge follows in the wake of the change.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm early this evening.

Tuesday 31 March

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots shifting south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots before dawn then turning east to southeasterly in the late morning and early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 1 April

Winds
Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 2 April

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning northerly during the morning.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 Tuesday.

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