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

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:05 am EDT on Monday 26 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A high pressure centre south of the Bight will move gradually east-southeast over the coming days, with an associated ridge pushing along the New South Wales coast behind a trough. This pattern is expected to maintain generally southeasterly winds along the coast through much of the week. Winds may increase and shift more southerly towards the end of the week, depending on the development of a low pressure system over the Tasman Sea.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Tuesday 27 January

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Wednesday 28 January

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Thursday 29 January

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
About 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% 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 pm EDT Monday.

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