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 Monday 6 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A cold front is over the southern Tasman Sea and a low is west of Bass Strait with a high to the south of Tasmania. The low is expected to weaken overnight and the cold front should sweep northwards, bringing a southerly change to the New South Wales coast on Tuesday. The high should then move to the southern Tasman Sea in the wake of the cold front where it will remain for the rest of the week with a ridge of high pressure extending to the north coast.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Tuesday 7 July

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Wednesday 8 July

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly below 10 knots in the late morning and early afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers in the morning and afternoon.

Thursday 9 July

Winds
Easterly below 10 knots becoming westerly during the morning then becoming north to northeasterly during the day.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 10 July

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to northwesterly below 10 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of rain.

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 Tuesday.

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