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 Tuesday 30 May 2017.

Weather Situation

A south to southwesterly flow along the New South Wales coast will tend briefly west to northwesterly today ahead of a strong south to southwesterly change associated with a cold front developing on the south coast in the afternoon. The change will extend to Sydney Waters overnight and to the far north coast early Wednesday. Southerly winds will ease from late Thursday as a high pressure system moves over southeastern Australia strengthening a ridge to the east.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 31 May

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Macquarie Coast

Winds
Southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres around midday.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore.

Thursday 1 June

Winds
Southerly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly 2.5 to 3 metres.
2nd Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

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 Tuesday.

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