Sydney Coastal Waters Forecast: Broken Bay to Port Hacking

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Forecast issued at 10:29 am EST on Wednesday 22 September 2021.

Weather Situation

A low over the Tasman Sea, in concert with a strong high in the Bight, is directing a firm south to southwesterly airstream over Coastal Waters. Winds are expected to ease later on Wednesday as the low moves away to the east and the high becomes dominant. A weak southerly change is forecast to move across southern parts of the coast on Friday, extending northward through remaining Waters on Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late morning and early afternoon. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres by early evening, then decreasing below 1 metre later in the evening.
Swell
Southerly 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers offshore.

Thursday 23 September

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northwesterly in the morning then shifting westerly in the late evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 24 September

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly during the morning then tending northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
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 4:05 pm EST Wednesday.

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