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 11:06 pm EST on Monday 1 September 2014
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 4 September 2014.

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

Weather Situation
A cold front from the Southern Ocean lies over southwest New South Wales and is
expected to reach the Eden Coast Monday night with a gusty southwest change
forecast to move up the coast during the Tuesday. Increasing gusty south to
southwesterly winds and dangerous surf conditions are expected along the coast
as a low pressure system develops over the Tasman Sea and deepens Tuesday night
and Wednesday.

Forecast for Monday 1 September until midnight
Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late
evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore. Swell:
Easterly 1.5 metres.

Forecast for Tuesday 2 September
Gale Warning for Tuesday for Sydney Coast
Winds: North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting southwesterly 15 to 25
knots early in the morning then increasing to 25 to 30 knots in the middle of
the day. Winds reaching up to 35 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas:
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning, then
increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres,
tending southerly 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon. Weather: Isolated
thunderstorms offshore, extending throughout from the early morning. Caution:
Large and powerful surf conditions in the afternoon and evening are expected to
be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock
fishing.

Forecast for Wednesday 3 September
Winds: South to southwesterly 30 to 40 knots. Seas: 3 to 4 metres. Swell:
Southerly 3 to 5 metres. Weather: The chance of isolated thunderstorms.
Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for
coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Forecast for Thursday 4 September
Winds: Southwesterly 25 to 30 knots turning southerly 20 to 30 knots during the
morning. Seas: 2 to 3 metres. Swell: Southerly 4 metres, tending southeasterly
3 to 4 metres during the evening.

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 11:05 pm EST on Monday 1 September 2014
for the period until midnight EST Friday 5 September 2014.

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

Weather Situation
A cold front from the Southern Ocean, lies over southwest New South Wales and
is expected to reach Sydney Waters early on Tuesday. Increasing gusty south to
southwesterly winds are expected as another low develops over the Tasman Sea
and deepens Tuesday night and Wednesday.

Forecast for Monday 1 September until midnight
Winds: Northerly below 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres.

Forecast for Tuesday 2 September
Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Sydney Closed Waters
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 knots early in
the morning then tending south to southwesterly 25 to 30 knots in the
afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre.

Forecast for Wednesday 3 September
Winds: South to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre.

Forecast for Thursday 4 September
Winds: Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly during the morning. Seas:
Below 1 metre.

Forecast for Friday 5 September
Winds: Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly during the morning. Seas:
Below 1 metre.

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)