Forecast updated at 1:28 pm EST on Saturday 28 May 2016.
A low pressure system over the Tasman Sea will move east during the next day or two, while a high pressure ridge developing over central Australia drifts across New South Wales. This pattern will see west to southwesterly winds remaining fresh to strong along most of the coast, easing by Monday as the high passes overhead.
Forecast for Saturday until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Sydney Coast
- West to southwesterly winds 25 to 30 knots.
- 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
- Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- Cloudy. 70% chance of showers offshore, 30% chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms.
Sunday 29 May
Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Sydney Coast
- Southwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the day.
- 2 to 3 metres.
- Southerly 2 to 3 metres.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.
Monday 30 May
- South to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending south to southeasterly below 10 knots during the afternoon.
- 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
- Partly cloudy. 50% 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 4:05 pm EST Saturday.