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

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:08 pm EST on Saturday 23 September 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea is directing fresh to strong northerly winds along the New South Wales coast. A cold front will bring a southerly change to southern New South Wales waters overnight or early Sunday, shifting westerly later in the day as another system approaches from the Bight. This next front will skim across the state's southeast on Monday, bringing a more substantial southerly change to the coast as a high develops in its wake.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Sunday 24 September

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming westerly 20 to 25 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 25 September

Winds
West to northwesterly below 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning then tending west to southwesterly in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 26 September

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then becoming easterly below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 27 September

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then becoming northerly below 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 Sunday.

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