Sydney Coastal Waters Forecast: Broken Bay to Port Hacking

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Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Saturday 5 December 2020.

Weather Situation

A high is forecast to strengthen over the Tasman Sea during today, with coastal winds once again shifting northerly. Winds will shift west to southwesterly over southern and central parts of the coast on Sunday with the passage of the first front, before turning south to southwesterly at the start of the new week with the second front.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Sydney Coast

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning northerly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Sunday 6 December

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds tending northwesterly early in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
1st Swell
Easterly below 0.5 metres, tending northeasterly 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
The chance of a thunderstorm offshore in the early morning. Sunny day.

Monday 7 December

Winds
Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning then tending southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 8 December

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly during the morning then tending southerly during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
1st Swell
Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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

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