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

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Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Friday 21 February 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system in the Bight is extending a ridge to the Tasman Sea, while a trough of low pressure lies over inland New South Wales. The high is expected to slowly drift eastwards during the next few days, maintaining a ridge along the coast. The next significant change looks set to arrive during the middle of the coming week.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of light showers.

Saturday 22 February

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming easterly in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Sunday 23 February

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Monday 24 February

Winds
North to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming northeasterly about 10 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 25 February

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

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 am EDT Saturday.

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