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

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Sunday 1 February 2015.

Weather Situation

A deep low pressure system over the southwestern Tasman Sea and is moving east and weakening as a high pressure system moves south of the Bight extending a ridge to New South Wales north coast. Southerly winds are expected to gradually turn southeasterly during Monday and Tuesday as the coastal ridge strengthens.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm early this evening.

Monday 2 February

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Tuesday 3 February

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning east to southeasterly below 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Wednesday 4 February

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 15 to 20 knots during the day then tending southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Thursday 5 February

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

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 Monday.

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