Sydney Coastal Waters Forecast: Broken Bay to Port Hacking

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 11:06 am EST on Tuesday 30 August 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea with a ridge to the north is directing northerly winds along the New South Wales coast. Northerly winds will increase during Tuesday ahead of a cold front bringing a brief westerly change to the southern half of the coast on Wednesday night. Winds will then turn back to the north to northeast on Thursday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Sydney Coast

Winds
North to northeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 31 August

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Sydney Coast

Winds
Northerly 20 to 30 knots tending north to northwesterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon.

Thursday 1 September

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots shifting northeasterly during the day then tending northerly during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Becoming cloudy. 60% chance of rain.

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 Tuesday.

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