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 4:06 pm EST on Wednesday 23 July 2014
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 26 July 2014.

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

Weather Situation
A high pressure system is centred over the western Tasman Sea, while a low in
the Bight is linked to a trough over central Australia. As this trough
approaches during Thursday, coastal winds will turn more northerly, freshening
in some parts. By late Friday the low is expected to be near Bass Strait, with
the trough bringing a gusty west to southwesterly change Friday night or
Saturday as it progresses towards the northeast. Another high pressure system
is forecast to develop over the region during the weekend in the wake of the
trough,

Forecast for Wednesday 23 July until midnight
Winds: East to northeasterly below 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell:
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.

Forecast for Thursday 24 July
Winds: Northerly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Around 1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly
below 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms.

Forecast for Friday 25 July
Winds: North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Around 1.5 metres. Swell:
South to southeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms.

Forecast for Saturday 26 July
Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly during the day. Seas:
1 to 1.5 metres. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of
thunderstorms.

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

weather conditions for neighbouring coastal zones.


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology


New South Wales

Local Waters Forecast for Sydney Closed Waters
Issued at 4:05 pm EST on Wednesday 23 July 2014
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 27 July 2014.

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

Weather Situation
A high pressure system is centred over the western Tasman Sea, while a low in
the Bight is linked to a trough over central Australia. As this trough
approaches during Thursday, coastal winds will turn more northerly, freshening
in some parts. By late Friday the low is expected to be near Bass Strait, with
the trough bringing a gusty west to southwesterly change Friday night or
Saturday as it progresses towards the northeast. Another high pressure system
is forecast to develop over the region during the weekend in the wake of the
trough,

Forecast for Wednesday 23 July until midnight
Winds: Easterly to northeasterly below 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres.

Forecast for Thursday 24 July
Winds: North to northwesterly below 10 knots tending north to northeasterly 10
to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Below 0.5 metres.

Forecast for Friday 25 July
Winds: North to northwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres.

Forecast for Saturday 26 July
Winds: Northwesterly below 10 knots tending westerly 10 to 15 knots during the
morning. Seas: Below 0.5 metres.

Forecast for Sunday 27 July
Winds: West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots
during the day. Seas: Below 0.5 metres.

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

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