Macquarie Coastal Waters Forecast: Smoky Cape to Seal Rocks

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 10:06 am EST on Sunday 5 April 2020.

Weather Situation

Vigorous westerly winds will shift south to southwesterly across the south tonight as a cold front clips southeastern New South Wales. This southerly change will extend along all coastal waters during Monday. Following this, winds are forecast to ease through the first half of the week as a ridge of high pressure pushes across from the west.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 6 April

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the morning, then tending southerly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
1st Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 7 April

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
2nd Swell
Easterly 1 to 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.

Nearby Coastal Waters

Sunshine Coast Waters Forecast Moreton Bay Forecast Gold Coast Waters Forecast NSW - Byron Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast NSW - Coffs Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast NSW - Macquarie Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast NSW - Hunter Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast NSW - Sydney Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast NSW - Illawarra Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast NSW - Batemans Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast NSW - Eden Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast Vic - Central Gippsland Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EST Sunday.

Product IDN11007