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 Thursday 27 April 2017.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system over the central Tasman Sea is moving southeast, while a high pressure system over the Bight extends a ridge to Tasmania. These two systems combine to generate fresh to strong south to southwesterly winds over Sydney waters this evening. Winds will ease during Friday as the low moves further away to the south of New Zealand and the high drifts further east.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
South to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Friday 28 April

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending southerly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then turning west to southwesterly below 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Saturday 29 April

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming southerly 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny day. 20% chance of a shower at night.

Sunday 30 April

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southeasterly below 10 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Monday 1 May

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming north to northwesterly about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Friday.

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