Sydney Coastal Waters Forecast: Broken Bay to Port Hacking

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Forecast issued at 4:02 pm EDT on Monday 21 January 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system lies over the Tasman Sea, while a trough stretches from central Australia through western New South Wales. This pattern will bring northerly winds to most coastal areas today and Tuesday. A trough is forecast to bring a fairly weak southerly change to southern and central waters mid-week, which should quickly decay as the Tasman high asserts its dominance.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore early this evening.

Tuesday 22 January

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 23 January

Winds
Northerly 15 to 25 knots shifting southerly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Thursday 24 January

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

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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