Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Monday 8 February 2016.
A slow-moving high pressure system south of the Bight extends a ridge along the New South Wales coast, bringing south to southeasterly winds to most waters. During Tuesday and Wednesday a new high will form over the Tasman Sea, accompanied by a northerly wind shift over southern and central parts of the coast. This pattern is likely to see little change through to the end of the week.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
- 1 to 2 metres.
- Southerly below 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 40% chance of a shower.
Tuesday 9 February
- Southerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 25 knots offshore.
- 1.5 to 2 metres.
- Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Wednesday 10 February
- South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to northeasterly in the afternoon.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Southeasterly 1.5 metres.
- Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Thursday 11 February
- Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
- Below 1 metre.
- Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:10 am EDT Tuesday.