New South Wales Weather Forecast

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology


New South Wales

Updated Coastal Waters Forecast for New South Wales

Sydney Coast: Broken Bay to Port Hacking
Issued at 11:30 pm EST on Monday 31 August 2015
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 3 September 2015.

Warning Information
telephone 1300-659-218* or through some TV and radio broadcasts.

Weather Situation
A complex low pressure system over the southern Tasman Sea will weaken today
and during Tuesday and a weak high pressure ridge will develop briefly across
the Tasman Sea on Wednesday. A low pressure trough is expected to bring a
southerly change along New South Wales coast on Thursday.

Forecast for Monday 31 August until midnight
Winds: Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the
late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 2.5 metres. Weather:
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of a shower offshore north of Crowdy Head, near zero
chance elsewhere. Isolated thunderstorms. Caution: Large and powerful surf
conditions in the evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities
such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Forecast for Tuesday 1 September
Winds: Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 knots in the afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 2 to 2.5 metres. Weather: 20% chance of
a shower offshore in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.

Forecast for Wednesday 2 September
Winds: West to northwesterly about 10 knots tending north to northeasterly 15
to 20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2
metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 2 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1
to 1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Weather: Partly
cloudy.

Forecast for Thursday 3 September
Winds: Northerly 20 to 30 knots shifting southwesterly during the morning then
increasing to 30 to 40 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres,
increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell:
Southeasterly 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:10 am EST Tuesday.

weather conditions for neighbouring coastal zones.


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology


New South Wales

Local Waters Forecast for Sydney Closed Waters
Issued at 4:33 pm EST on Monday 31 August 2015
for the period until midnight EST Friday 4 September 2015.

Warning Information
telephone 1300-659-218* or through some TV and radio broadcasts.

Weather Situation
A complex low pressure system over the southern Tasman Sea will weaken today
and during Tuesday and a weak high pressure ridge will develop briefly across
the Tasman Sea on Wednesday. A low pressure trough is expected to bring a
southerly change along New South Wales coast on Thursday.

Forecast for Monday 31 August until midnight
Winds: South to southeasterly below 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly in
the late evening. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Tuesday 1 September
Winds: West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly
below 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Sunny.

Forecast for Wednesday 2 September
Winds: Variable below 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the
middle of the day. Seas: Below 0.5 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Thursday 3 September
Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots shifting southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during
the day then increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 0.5
metres. Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Forecast for Friday 4 September
Winds: South to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots tending south to southeasterly 10
to 15 knots during the afternoon then becoming variable below 10 knots during
the evening. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 am EST Tuesday.

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Weather Forecast via the Bureau of Meteorology Bureau Of Meteorology (BoM)