Forecast issued at 4:11 pm EDT on Monday 23 January 2017.
A high over the Tasman Sea will bring north to northeasterly winds today ahead of the next trough affecting the southern and central coast on Tuesday. This trough will stall around the north coast on Wednesday.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Sydney Coast
- Northeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Tuesday 24 January
Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Sydney Coast
- Northerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching 30 knots at times, ahead of a southerly change 20 to 30 knots during the late afternoon or evening.
- 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- Northeast around 1 metre.
- Becoming cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening.
Wednesday 25 January
- South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
- 1st Swell
- Southerly below 0.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1.5 metres around midday.
- 2nd Swell
- Northeasterly around 1 metre.
- Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the early morning.
Thursday 26 January
- Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
- Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
- Cloudy. 60% 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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:10 am EDT Tuesday.