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 22 September 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system drifting slowly across southeast Australia is expected to be over the Tasman Sea today. This should result in a gradual return to northerly winds in most coastal areas, before the next cold front and southerly change on Sunday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then tending northerly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Sunday 23 September

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots south of Port Macquarie during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Crowdy Head by early evening.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny day. 50% chance of showers at night.

Monday 24 September

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly 20 to 25 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the evening.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

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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