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

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:07 am EST on Friday 31 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is moving east across the eastern Tasman Sea maintaining a ridge to the northeast. Early today a cold front will bring a south to southwesterly change along the New South Wales south coast, extending to Sydney Waters in the afternoon. Winds will turn gusty west to northwesterly on Saturday ahead of another south to southwesterly change expected to develop during Monday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

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

Saturday 1 August

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the morning then becoming west to northwesterly about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 2 August

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots tending north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of rain.

Monday 3 August

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then tending southerly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower.

Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EST Friday.

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