Forecast issued at 4:10 am EST on Saturday 2 July 2016.
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
- Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Port Macquarie during the morning.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
- Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
- Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore south of Crowdy Head this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Sunday 3 July
- 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.
- Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
- Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening.
- Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower offshore south of Port Macquarie, near zero chance elsewhere.
Monday 4 July
- North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
- Southerly around 1 metre.
- 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.