Sydney Coastal Waters Forecast: Broken Bay to Port Hacking

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 10:44 am EST on Thursday 24 August 2017.

Weather Situation

A cold front with a strong southerly flow will extend to the far northern waters by this evening. In the wake of the front, a weak low pressure system will develop over the Tasman Sea and a ridge of high pressure will extend from the west, which will then combine to maintain southerly winds across the waters into the new week.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Sydney Coast

Winds
Southwesterly 25 to 30 knots tending southerly 20 to 30 knots in the middle of the day, then easing to 20 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore.

Friday 25 August

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Sydney Coast

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore early in the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Saturday 26 August

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots shifting north to northeasterly below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
2nd Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% 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 4:05 pm EST Thursday.

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