Macquarie Coastal Waters Forecast: Smoky Cape to Seal Rocks

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Sunday 20 January 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea is weakening with a new high expected to shift from the Bight to the Tasman Sea by late Monday. This will bring a return to northerly winds in most coastal areas during Monday and Tuesday. The next trough and southerly change are expected to affect southern and central waters mid-week.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 21 January

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tuesday 22 January

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning northerly in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 23 January

Winds
Northerly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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 EDT Monday.

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