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

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Wednesday 25 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the northeast of the state is moving east slowly, promoting northeast to northwest winds across the waters. Northwesterly winds will freshen on Thursday, ahead of the next southwesterly change expected early Friday, before easing westerly Friday evening. The next southwesterly change is expected Saturday afternoon or evening.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 26 May

Winds
Westerly below 10 knots tending northwesterly 15 to 20 knots before dawn then decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of rain.

Friday 27 May

Winds
Westerly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots before dawn.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 28 May

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly 15 to 25 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Sunday 29 May

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
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 EST Thursday.

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