Macquarie Coastal Waters Forecast: Smoky Cape to Seal Rocks

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Monday 24 June 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred near Tasmania will drift over the southern western Tasman Sea this evening and continue to move slowly east over the next few days. This will maintain mostly southeasterly winds over New South Wales waters.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tuesday 25 June

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Port Macquarie during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell
Southeasterly 2 metres, tending southerly 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Caution
Surf conditions may be more powerful than they appear and are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Wednesday 26 June

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore by early evening.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore.
Caution
Surf conditions in the morning may be more powerful than they appear and are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Thursday 27 June

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
South to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% 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 4:10 am EST Tuesday.

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