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

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:02 pm EDT on Monday 21 January 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system lies over the Tasman Sea, while a trough stretches from central Australia through western New South Wales. This pattern will bring northerly winds today and Tuesday. A trough is forecast to bring a fairly weak southerly change mid-week, which should quickly decay as the Tasman high asserts its dominance.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 22 January

Winds
Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 23 January

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming north to northwesterly below 10 knots in the morning then tending southerly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening.

Thursday 24 January

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 25 January

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly 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 EDT Tuesday.

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