Macquarie Coastal Waters Forecast: Smoky Cape to Seal Rocks

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Sunday 24 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A series of cold fronts will cross southeast Australia during the next few days, maintaining a fresh westerly airstream along much of the New South Wales coast. A high is forecast to move over the state during the second half of the week.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly 2 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 3 metres offshore.
Weather
Clear.
Caution
Large and powerful surf conditions in the evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Monday 25 July

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Crowdy Head during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore south of Crowdy Head.
Swell
Southerly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Sunny.
Caution
Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Tuesday 26 July

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 27 July

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
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 4:10 am EST Monday.

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