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

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 11:02 pm EST on Sunday 2 August 2015.

Weather Situation

A trough on the southern coast will intensify and move northeast this evening bringing a southwest change to southern half of the coast. A strong cold front will bring a southwest to southerly change to most coastal waters during Monday before a ridge develops over the coast Tuesday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Monday 3 August

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to northwesterly before dawn then tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots around the middle of the day. Winds possibly reaching 20 to 25 knots later in the afternoon/early evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny day. 30% chance of a shower in the evening.

Tuesday 4 August

Winds
West to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 5 August

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 6 August

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
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 EST Monday.

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