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

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Tuesday 20 November 2018.

Weather Situation

Generally north to northeasterly winds with a high pressure system over the southern Tasman Sea extending a ridge to the western Tasman Sea. These winds will freshen over the next day or two as a cold front approaches the region from the west. This front is forecast to bring a southerly change to southern waters on Wednesday. Another front is expected to cross the southern and central parts of the coast during Thursday as a low forms over the southwestern Tasman Sea.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

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

Wednesday 21 November

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late morning.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning.

Thursday 22 November

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning westerly 25 to 30 knots in the middle of the day then decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 23 November

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Saturday 24 November

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day.
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 EDT Wednesday.

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