Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Sunday 24 July 2016.
A series of cold fronts will cross southeast Australia during the next few days, maintaining a fresh westerly airstream along much of the New South Wales coast. A high is forecast to move over the state during the second half of the week.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
- Westerly 10 to 15 knots.
- Around 1 metre.
- Southerly 2 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 3 metres offshore.
- Large and powerful surf conditions in the evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.
Monday 25 July
- Westerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Crowdy Head during the day.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore south of Crowdy Head.
- Southerly 2.5 to 3 metres.
- Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.
Tuesday 26 July
- West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Wednesday 27 July
- Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly during the day.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
- Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Partly cloudy.
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 EST Monday.