Forecast issued at 4:52 am EST on Thursday 26 November 2015.
A high in the Tasman Sea will extend a ridge into the southern Coral Sea through today. Northerly winds are expected to strengthen over far southern waters on Thursday ahead of a surface trough that should move through far southern waters during Friday, before stalling and retreating to the south on Sunday.
Forecast for Thursday until midnight
- Northerly 15 to 25 knots.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the northern bay around midday.
- Cloud clearing.
Friday 27 November
- Northerly 20 to 25 knots dropping to 15 to 20 knots in the early morning, before shifting southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the morning from the south.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower at night.
Saturday 28 November
- Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly during the afternoon.
- Below 1 metre.
- Cloudy. 60% 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. 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 3:50 pm EST Thursday.