Sydney Closed Waters Forecast: Sydney Harbour, Pittwater and Botany Bay

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EDT on Friday 18 October 2019.

Weather Situation

Northeasterly winds over Sydney waters will tend north to northwesterly overnight as a cold front approaches from the west. This front will bring a vigorous southwesterly change to Sydney waters Saturday late afternoon. Winds are forecast to ease on Sunday as a ridge of high pressure extends from the west and the front moves further east away from the New South Wales coast.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Saturday 19 October

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Sydney Closed Waters

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots tending westerly 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day then tending southwesterly 20 to 30 knots in late afternoon. Winds decreasing to 15 to 25 knots later in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Sunday 20 October

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly below 10 knots in the morning then becoming east to southeasterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 21 October

Winds
Variable below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 22 October

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
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.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 am EDT Saturday.

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