Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Monday 26 September 2016.
A trough will progress through the area this evening resulting in fresher southwesterly winds tomorrow morning. A deepening low over south eastern Australia will combine with a high pressure system in the northern Tasman Sea to produce an increasingly vigorous northerly flow from Wednesday evening.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- Northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northwesterly in the late evening.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre later in the evening.
- Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Tuesday 27 September
- South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the morning. Turning east to southeasterly in the early afternoon then tending northwest to northeasterly in the evening.
- 1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
- Southerly around 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Wednesday 28 September
- West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting east to northeasterly in the early afternoon.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Thursday 29 September
- Northerly 20 to 30 knots tending northwesterly during the evening.
- 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
- Southeasterly below 1 metre, tending easterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the evening.
- Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. Wind warnings are issued for today and tomorrow and describe the highest category of wind warning for that day.
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am EST Tuesday.