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

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 10:42 pm EST on Wednesday 16 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A high to the west extends a strengthening ridge of high pressure over New South Wales, while a deep low remains over the eastern Tasman Sea. The ridge is expected to remain the dominant feature in the region over the next few days, briefly weakening during Friday as a frontal system passes to the south, before reasserting itself on the weekend.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Thursday 17 April

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Friday 18 April

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly in the morning.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.

Saturday 19 April

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly below 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.

Sunday 20 April

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
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 Thursday.

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