Macquarie Coastal Waters Forecast: Smoky Cape to Seal Rocks

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 10:04 am EDT on Monday 18 November 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system across the southeastern Australia is drifting east towards the Tasman Sea, promoting northerly winds along the coast today. Then a trough is forecast to move across southern and central waters on Tuesday, bringing a southerly change.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 19 November

Winds
Northerly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 20 November

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then tending east to northeasterly during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EDT Monday.

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