Sydney Coastal Waters Forecast: Broken Bay to Port Hacking

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Forecast issued at 4:11 pm EDT on Monday 23 January 2017.

Weather Situation

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

Winds
Northeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Tuesday 24 January

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Sydney Coast

Winds
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.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Northeast around 1 metre.
Weather
Becoming cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening.

Wednesday 25 January

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
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.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the early morning.

Thursday 26 January

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
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.

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

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