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

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:05 am EST on Friday 18 August 2017.

Weather Situation

Vigorous west to southwesterly winds today will shift south to southwesterly during Saturday as a low pressure system moves eastward across the southern Tasman Sea. Winds will begin to ease on Sunday as the low moves further east and a high pressure system approaches from the west.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Gale Warning for Friday for Sydney Closed Waters

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots in the evening. Winds may reach up to 35 knots this morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 19 August

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Sydney Closed Waters

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning southerly 20 to 30 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Sunday 20 August

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southeasterly below 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 21 August

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
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 pm EST Friday.

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