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 10:00 pm EDT on Sunday 1 March 2015
for the period until midnight EDT Wednesday 4 March 2015.

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

Weather Situation
A trough and associated cold front are moving across northeastern New South
Wales tonight, bringing a vigorous southerly change to coastal areas. This
change is expected to reach the far north coast early Monday, behind which the
next high pressure system is expected to shift from the Bight to the Tasman Sea
and extend a ridge along the New South Wales coast. This pattern should result
in a gradual easing of coastal winds over the next day or two, with the ridge
forecast to remain in the region until the next significant southerly change
arrives during the second half of the week.

Forecast for Sunday 1 March until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Sydney Coast
Winds: Southerly 20 to 30 knots. Seas: 2 to 3 metres. Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5
metres. Weather: Cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Forecast for Monday 2 March
Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Sydney Coast
Winds: South to southeasterly 20 to 30 knots tending east to southeasterly 10
to 15 knots during the morning. Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 metre
during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Tuesday 3 March
Winds: Variable below 10 knots becoming easterly 10 to 15 knots in the early
afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Weather: Mostly
sunny.

Forecast for Wednesday 4 March
Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly 15 to 20 knots
during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during
the evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance
of a shower.

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

weather conditions for neighbouring coastal zones.


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology


New South Wales

Local Waters Forecast for Sydney Closed Waters
Issued at 10:00 pm EDT on Sunday 1 March 2015
for the period until midnight EDT Thursday 5 March 2015.

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

Weather Situation
Strong and gusty southerly winds following a frontal change will gradually ease
overnight. Behind the change, the next high is expected to shift from the Bight
to the Tasman Sea and extend a ridge along the New South Wales coast, bringing
a further easing of coastal winds. A ridge is forecast to remain in the region
until the next significant southerly change arrives during the second half of
the week.

Forecast for Sunday 1 March until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Sydney Closed Waters
Winds: Southerly 20 to 30 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy. 50%
chance of a shower.

Forecast for Monday 2 March
Winds: Southerly 15 to 25 knots turning east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in
the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy.

Forecast for Tuesday 3 March
Winds: East to northeasterly below 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly
before dawn then becoming east to northeasterly in the middle of the day. Seas:
Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Mostly sunny.

Forecast for Wednesday 4 March
Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly during the
evening. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Forecast for Thursday 5 March
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots
during the morning then tending south to southeasterly during the day. Seas:
Below 1 metre. Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

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

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