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

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 10:09 pm EDT on Wednesday 22 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the central Tasman Sea extends a ridge towards the Queensland coast, and is directing generally northerly winds along the New South Wales coast. A trough is forecast to bring a southerly change to the region on Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots, easing to 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Thursday 23 October

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots early, becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 24 October

Winds
Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Saturday 25 October

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming southerly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Becoming cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Sunday 26 October

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming south to southeasterly about 10 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 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 am EDT Thursday.

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