Forecast issued at 10:00 am EST on Monday 27 June 2016.
A ridge of high pressure lies over NSW. Winds will turn west to northwesterly today ahead of the next trough, which is forecast to move up the southern coast during day. Winds throughout will generally shift south to southwesterly and strengthen later today or during Tuesday in the wake of the trough.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Sydney Coast
- Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the early afternoon. Reaching up to 30 knots in the evening.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
- Southerly 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
- Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm at night.
Tuesday 28 June
Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Sydney Coast
- South to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
- 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
- Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
- Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers offshore, 40% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Wednesday 29 June
- Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending southerly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then becoming variable below 10 knots during the evening.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
- 1st Swell
- Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- 2nd Swell
- East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore.
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 Monday.