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 Saturday 2 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A vigorous southwesterly flow will continue to weaken today as a high pressure system moves over southeastern Australia, extending a ridge to the Tasman Sea.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Macquarie Coast

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Port Macquarie during the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore south of Crowdy Head this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.

Sunday 3 July

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming north to northeasterly in the early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower offshore south of Port Macquarie, near zero chance elsewhere.

Monday 4 July

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
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 4:05 pm EST Saturday.

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