New South Wales Weather Forecast

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology


New South Wales

Coastal Waters Forecast for New South Wales

Sydney Coast: Broken Bay to Port Hacking
Issued at 4:07 pm EDT on Tuesday 21 October 2014
for the period until midnight EDT Friday 24 October 2014.

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

Weather Situation
During Tuesday and Wednesday winds on the south and central coasts will
gradually turn north/northeasterly as a high pressure system to the east of
Tasmania extends a ridge to the northern NSW coast. On Thursday another front
is expected to bring a weak southerly change to the south coast before a return
to northeasterlies on Friday. Another more substantial southerly change is
expected on Saturday.

Forecast for Tuesday 21 October until midnight
Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell:
Southerly 1.5 metres. Weather: Cloudy.

Forecast for Wednesday 22 October
Winds: Easterly about 10 knots tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots
before dawn then becoming northeasterly 15 to 25 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Thursday 23 October
Winds: Northeasterly 20 to 25 knots turning northerly 15 to 25 knots before
dawn. Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the
afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Weather: Mostly sunny morning. 40%
chance of showers in the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a
thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Forecast for Friday 24 October
Winds: Northeasterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots during the
afternoon. Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 3 metres during the
afternoon. Swell: East to northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres. Weather: Partly
cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:10 am EDT Wednesday.

weather conditions for neighbouring coastal zones.


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology


New South Wales

Local Waters Forecast for Sydney Closed Waters
Issued at 4:06 pm EDT on Tuesday 21 October 2014
for the period until midnight EDT Saturday 25 October 2014.

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

Weather Situation
Later today and on Wednesday winds along the Sydney Coast will gradually turn
north/northeasterly as a high pressure system to the east of Tasmania extends a
ridge to the northern NSW coast. On Thursday another front is expected to bring
a weak southerly change to the south coast which may reach Sydney in the late
evening before a return to northeasterlies on Friday. Another more substantial
southerly change is expected on Saturday.

Forecast for Tuesday 21 October until midnight
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather:
Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Wednesday 22 October
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the
middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the
afternoon. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Thursday 23 October
Winds: North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending north to northwesterly 10
to 15 knots in the morning then tending north to northeasterly in the early
afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers
in the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the
afternoon and evening.

Forecast for Friday 24 October
Winds: Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the
day. Seas: Below 0.5 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Forecast for Saturday 25 October
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 15 to 20 knots during the
evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 am EDT Wednesday.

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