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 Wednesday 1 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred over the western Tasman Sea is extending a ridge across New South Wales. The next cold front is expected to move up the coast during Thursday, reaching Sydney waters late Thursday, and then stall over the southern Hunter Coast on Friday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Thursday 2 April

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots shifting southerly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Friday 3 April

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots turning southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Saturday 4 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Sunday 5 April

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southwesterly below 10 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% 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 am EDT Thursday.

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