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 4:05 pm EST on Thursday 30 July 2015
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 2 August 2015.

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

Weather Situation
A high pressure system is moving east across the eastern Tasman Sea maintaining
a ridge to the northeast. Early Friday a cold front will bring south to
southwesterly change along the New South Wales south coast, extending to Sydney
Waters in the afternoon before weakening on the central coast in the evening.
Winds will turn gusty west to northwesterly on Saturday ahead of another south
to southwesterly change expected to develop during Monday.

Forecast for Thursday 30 July until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Sydney Coast
Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the
late evening. Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Weather:
Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Friday 31 July
Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending westerly 15 to 20 knots early in
the morning then becoming south to southwesterly about 10 knots in the middle
of the day and variable at night. Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1
metre during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell:
Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Weather: 40% chance of showers in the early morning. Mostly sunny day.

Forecast for Saturday 1 August
Winds: North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming northerly 15 to 25 knots
early in the morning then turning west to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the
evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower
offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.

Forecast for Sunday 2 August
Winds: Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly 15 to 20 knots during the late
morning or early afternoon. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1
metre. Weather: Cloudy. 50% chance of rain.

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

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 Thursday 30 July 2015
for the period until midnight EST Monday 3 August 2015.

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

Weather Situation
A high pressure system is moving east across the eastern Tasman Sea maintaining
a ridge to the northeast. Early Friday a cold front will bring south to
southwesterly change along the New South Wales south coast, extending to Sydney
Waters in the afternoon. Winds will turn gusty west to northwesterly on
Saturday ahead of another south to southwesterly change expected to develop
during Monday.

Forecast for Thursday 30 July until midnight
Winds: Northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the
evening. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Friday 31 July
Winds: West to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly in
the late afternoon then becoming north to northeasterly in the evening. Seas:
Below 0.5 metres. Weather: 20% chance of a shower in the early morning. Mostly
sunny day.

Forecast for Saturday 1 August
Winds: North to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in
the morning then becoming west to northwesterly about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Sunday 2 August
Winds: West to northwesterly about 10 knots tending north to northwesterly 15
to 20 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy. 60% chance of
rain.

Forecast for Monday 3 August
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the
morning then tending southerly during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower.

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

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