Sydney Coastal Waters Forecast: Broken Bay to Port Hacking

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Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Monday 27 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system near New Zealand extends a ridge towards the northern New South Wales coast, while a low pressure trough lies off the central parts of the coast. This trough looks set to move towards the north over the next two days, gradually weakening as the next high moves from the Bight to the Tasman Sea during the second half of the week.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots inshore, tending northerly 15 to 20 knots offshore.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 28 January

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots shifting southerly during the morning then tending southeasterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore in the late afternoon and evening.

Wednesday 29 January

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Thursday 30 January

Winds
North to northwesterly below 10 knots, tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Tuesday.

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