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 Monday 26 August 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is centred over the northern Tasman Sea will gradually move southwards. A trough of low pressure is expected to develop near the coast today and deepen over the next few days. Southeast winds should tend back to the east northeast ahead of the next cold front forecast to reach Sydney during Thursday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly below 10 knots tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then tending east to northeasterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers.

Tuesday 27 August

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots tending southeasterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Wednesday 28 August

Winds
Variable below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 29 August

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly during the afternoon then tending southwesterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% 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 Monday.

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