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

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 10:10 am EDT on Sunday 26 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a ridge towards eastern Queensland, and is directing generally fresh northerly winds along the northern third of the New South Wales coast. A trough is moving through the Tasman Sea and has brought a southerly change to southern and central parts of the coast. Little change is expected today. Wind will turn northerly along the whole coast on Monday ahead of the next southerly change, expected to reach Sydney during Monday evening.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 27 October

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Sydney Closed Waters

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning then tending south to southwesterly 25 to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tuesday 28 October

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

Wednesday 29 October

Winds
Southwesterly about 10 knots tending east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

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 EDT Sunday.

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