Macquarie Coastal Waters Forecast: Smoky Cape to Seal Rocks

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Monday 8 February 2016.

Weather Situation

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

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of a shower.

Tuesday 9 February

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 25 knots offshore.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Wednesday 10 February

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to northeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Thursday 11 February

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
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.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:10 am EDT Tuesday.

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