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 Monday 25 May 2015
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 28 May 2015.

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

Weather Situation
A strong high pressure system is moving over the Tasman Sea. As the high moves
further east southeasterly winds along New South Wales coast are expected to
turn north to northwesterly during Wednesday and Thursday.

Forecast for Monday 25 May until midnight
Winds: West to southwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell:
Southerly 1.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Tuesday 26 May
Winds: Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly in the early afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres
around midday. Weather: Mostly sunny. Caution: Deceptively powerful surf
conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing
bars by boat and rock fishing.

Forecast for Wednesday 27 May
Winds: Variable below 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 2 metres.
Weather: Mostly sunny. Caution: Deceptively powerful surf conditions are
expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat
and rock fishing.

Forecast for Thursday 28 May
Winds: North to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore
during the evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, tending southeasterly 1.5
metres during the morning. Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

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

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 Monday 25 May 2015
for the period until midnight EST Friday 29 May 2015.

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

Weather Situation
A strong high pressure system is moving over the Tasman Sea. As the high moves
further east southeasterly winds along New South Wales coast are expected to
turn north to northwesterly during Wednesday and Thursday.

Forecast for Monday 25 May until midnight
Winds: West to southwesterly below 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Weather:
Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Tuesday 26 May
Winds: West to southwesterly below 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly in
the early afternoon then becoming southwesterly in the late evening. Seas:
Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Mostly sunny.

Forecast for Wednesday 27 May
Winds: West to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming northerly in the middle of
the day. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Mostly sunny.

Forecast for Thursday 28 May
Winds: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Mostly sunny.
20% chance of rain.

Forecast for Friday 29 May
Winds: Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly during the
evening. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Cloudy. 60% chance of rain.

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

* Calls to 1300 number cost around 27.5c inc. GST, higher from mobiles or

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