New South Wales Weather Forecast

Sydney Closed Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Sydney Closed Waters
Issued: Wednesday, 28 September 4:05PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure ridge over eastern Australia is weakening as a complex low pressure system develops in the Bight. This low, together with a strong cold front, will move across New South Wales from late on Wednesday through to Friday. South to southwesterly winds over New South Wales waters will turn northwest to northeasterly on Wednesday, strengthening during Thursday as the cold front approaches. A westerly change is expected late on Thursday or early on Friday as the cold front moves through, before winds gradually tend southwesterly by the weekend as the low pressure system moves offshore.
Forecast for Wednesday, 28 September
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell:
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Thursday, 29 September
Winds: North to northeasterly 20 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots early in the morning then turning northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas: About 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon.
Forecast for Friday, 30 September
Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the afternoon.
Forecast for Saturday, 1 October
Winds: West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 2 October
Winds: North to northwesterly about 10 knots tending northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas: Below 0.5 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.

Byron Coast: Point Danger to Wooli Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Byron Coast: Point Danger to Wooli
Issued: Wednesday, 28 September 4:05PM
Forecast for Wednesday, 28 September
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning north to northeasterly below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore south of Cape Byron.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Thursday, 29 September
Winds: Northerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots in the morning. Reaching up to 35 knots offshore north of Yamba in the late evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Swell: Northerly 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres by early evening.Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning.
Forecast for Friday, 30 September
Winds: West to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Swell: Northerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Weather: 30% chance of a shower in the early morning. Mostly sunny day.
Forecast for Saturday, 1 October
Winds: West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres.
Swell: North to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Coffs Coast: Wooli to Smoky Cape Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Coffs Coast: Wooli to Smoky Cape
Issued: Wednesday, 28 September 4:05PM
Forecast for Wednesday, 28 September
Winds: Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northerly in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening, then tending southerly 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Thursday, 29 September
Winds: Northerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the day. Turning northwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the late evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Swell: Northerly 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.Southerly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Friday, 30 September
Winds: Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 25 knots before dawn then tending west to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: North to northeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Forecast for Saturday, 1 October
Winds: West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then tending west to northwesterly during the evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell: North to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Macquarie Coast: Smoky Cape to Seal Rocks Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Macquarie Coast: Smoky Cape to Seal Rocks
Issued: Wednesday, 28 September 4:05PM
Forecast for Wednesday, 28 September
Winds: Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northeasterly in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre later in the evening.
Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Thursday, 29 September
Winds: Northerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots early in the morning then turning west to northwesterly in the late evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Swell: Northerly 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon.
Forecast for Friday, 30 September
Winds: West to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 25 knots before dawn then increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: North to northeasterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Saturday, 1 October
Winds: West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres.
Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Hunter Coast: Seal Rocks to Broken Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Hunter Coast: Seal Rocks to Broken Bay
Issued: Wednesday, 28 September 4:05PM
Forecast for Wednesday, 28 September
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly in the evening. Reaching up to 20 knots south of Port Stephens in the late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Port Stephens later in the evening.
Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Thursday, 29 September
Winds: North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore north of Port Stephens in the late morning. Turning west to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres offshore north of Port Stephens during the morning.
Swell: North to northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then tending southeasterly around 1 metre around midday.
Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon.
Forecast for Friday, 30 September
Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 35 knots in the morning.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: Northeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers from the late morning.
Forecast for Saturday, 1 October
Winds: Westerly 25 to 35 knots.
Seas: 2 to 4 metres.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Sydney Coast: Broken Bay to Port Hacking Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Sydney Coast: Broken Bay to Port Hacking
Issued: Wednesday, 28 September 4:05PM
Forecast for Wednesday, 28 September
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the evening.
Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Thursday, 29 September
Winds: North to northeasterly 20 to 25 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 knots early in the morning then becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the late evening.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres later in the evening.
Swell: Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon.
Forecast for Friday, 30 September
Winds: Northwesterly 25 to 35 knots.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Swell: Northeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Forecast for Saturday, 1 October
Winds: West to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Illawarra Coast: Port Hacking to Ulladulla Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Illawarra Coast: Port Hacking to Ulladulla
Issued: Wednesday, 28 September 4:05PM
Forecast for Wednesday, 28 September
Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Thursday, 29 September
Winds: Northerly 20 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots early in the morning then tending northwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the early afternoon. Reaching up to 35 knots offshore south of Port Kembla in the late morning and early afternoon.
Seas: 2 to 4 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.
Forecast for Friday, 30 September
Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots early in the morning then tending west to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the late evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
Swell: Northeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Forecast for Saturday, 1 October
Winds: West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the morning.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Batemans Coast: Ulladulla to Montague Island Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Batemans Coast: Ulladulla to Montague Island
Issued: Wednesday, 28 September 4:05PM
Forecast for Wednesday, 28 September
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Thursday, 29 September
Winds: Northerly 20 to 25 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 knots before dawn then becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the evening. Reaching up to 35 knots offshore in the late morning and early afternoon.
Seas: 2 to 4 metres, decreasing below 2 metres by early evening.
Swell: Northeasterly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.
Forecast for Friday, 30 September
Winds: North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots before turning westerly 15 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Swell: Northeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Forecast for Saturday, 1 October
Winds: West to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Eden Coast: Montague Island to Gabo Island Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Eden Coast: Montague Island to Gabo Island
Issued: Wednesday, 28 September 4:05PM
Forecast for Wednesday, 28 September
Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening. Reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Merimbula in the late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Thursday, 29 September
Winds: North to northeasterly 20 to 30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots in the late morning and early afternoon. Tending north to northwesterly in the early afternoon.
Seas: 2 to 4 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell: Northeasterly 2 to 3 metres.Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.
Forecast for Friday, 30 September
Winds: Northerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: Northeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather: Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
Forecast for Saturday, 1 October
Winds: Westerly 15 to 25 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day then tending west to northwesterly during the evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell: Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.South to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Weather Forecast supplied by the Bureau of Meteorology