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

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 11:14 pm EST on Saturday 30 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A complex low pressure system lies over the central Tasman Sea, while a high over New Zealand extends a ridge into southeast Australia. The low over the Tasman Sea is expected to gradually shift towards New Zealand over the weekend. A cold front from the Southern Ocean is expected to reach Sydney Waters early on Tuesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Sunday 31 August

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly below 10 knots in the morning then becoming east to northeasterly below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.

Monday 1 September

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.

Tuesday 2 September

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly during the morning then tending south to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.

Wednesday 3 September

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.

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 EST Sunday.

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