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

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:35 am EST on Tuesday 14 July 2020.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system over the Tasman Sea is deepening. This system will whip up blustery winds and powerful waves along parts of the New South Wales coast today, with conditions gradually easing later in the week as the low moves east towards New Zealand and a high pressure ridge moves over the state from the west.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Gale Warning for Tuesday for Sydney Closed Waters

Winds
Southwesterly 25 to 30 knots, tending southerly this morning. Winds reaching 30 to 35 knots at times this morning and afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly cloudy. Near 100% chance of rain this morning, easing to showers this afternoon.

Wednesday 15 July

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Sydney Closed Waters

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Thursday 16 July

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning southerly during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Friday 17 July

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EST Tuesday.

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