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 20 August 2014
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 23 August 2014.

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

Weather Situation
A high pressure system is centred to the west of Bass Strait, with a trough
offshore from the northern coast of New South Wales. The high will be the
dominant feature in the region during the next few days as it drifts slowly
east and extends a ridge northwards along the New South Wales coast.

Forecast for Wednesday 20 August until midnight
Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 2
metres.

Forecast for Thursday 21 August
Winds: Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly during the day. Seas:
Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres
offshore.

Forecast for Friday 22 August
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the
evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5 metres.

Forecast for Saturday 23 August
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell:
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.

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 20 August 2014
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 24 August 2014.

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

Weather Situation
A high pressure system is centred to the west of Bass Strait, with a trough
offshore from the northern coast of New South Wales. The high will be the
dominant feature in the region during the next few days as it drifts slowly
east and extends a ridge northwards along the New South Wales coast.

Forecast for Wednesday 20 August until midnight
Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres.

Forecast for Thursday 21 August
Winds: Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly below 10 knots in the
evening. Seas: Below 1 metre.

Forecast for Friday 22 August
Winds: South to southeasterly below 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre.

Forecast for Saturday 23 August
Winds: Variable below 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres.

Forecast for Sunday 24 August
Winds: West to southwesterly below 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly
during the morning. Seas: Below 0.5 metres.

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

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