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

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Tuesday 16 July 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system near the Bight is extending a ridge toward New South Wales and moving east slowly, thus maintaining southwesterly winds across the coast. Westerly winds will increase tomorrow ahead of a front skimming across the southeast later Wednesday and early Thursday, with winds shifting southwesterly as the front moves through. Another, weaker, front is expected on Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

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

Wednesday 17 July

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the evening then tending northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 18 July

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning west to southwesterly in the early morning, then easing 10 to 15 during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 19 July

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

Saturday 20 July

Winds
West to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming northerly during the morning.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

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 Wednesday.

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