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 27 September 2016.

Weather Situation

South to southwesterly winds along the New South Wales coast will turn northwest to northeasterly on Wednesday and increase ahead of a west to southwesterly change expected to develop during Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Macquarie Coast

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending northwest to southwesterly in the morning then tending south to southwesterly in the evening. Reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Port Macquarie during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore late this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm this morning.

Wednesday 28 September

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots shifting north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower offshore in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.

Thursday 29 September

Winds
Northerly 20 to 30 knots tending northwesterly during the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
1st Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, tending northeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

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 4:05 pm EST Tuesday.

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