Macquarie Coastal Waters Forecast: Smoky Cape to Seal Rocks

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:10 am EST on Tuesday 24 September 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Bight will slowly move east over the next few days, reaching the western Tasman Sea on Thursday. The next cold front is expect to reach the south coast later on Friday and the north coast on Saturday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly below 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming variable in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
2nd Swell
East to northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 25 September

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots early in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 26 September

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

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 EST Tuesday.

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