Forecast issued at 5:01 am EST on Sunday 19 April 2015.
A high pressure system will build over the Bight today, gradually extending a ridge over Tasmania and maintaining a cold southwesterly airstream over the state. The high will remain slow-moving over the eastern Bight, maintaining a ridge over Tasmania into the middle of the week.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Central North Coast
- Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore, tending southerly in the morning. Winds decreasing to 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
- Westerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Monday 20 April
- South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest to southwesterly about 10 knots in the middle of the day then tending south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
- Around 1 metre.
- Westerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Tuesday 21 April
- Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
- Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
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 4:05 pm EST Sunday.