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 4:07 pm EDT on Saturday 25 October 2014
for the period until midnight EDT Tuesday 28 October 2014.

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

Weather Situation
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a ridge towards eastern
Queensland, and is directing generally fresh northerly winds along the northern
third of the New South Wales coast. A trough is moving through the Tasman Sea
and has brought a southerly change to southern and central parts of the coast.
Little change on Sunday. Wind will turn northerly along the whole coast on
Monday ahead of the next southerly change, expected to reach Sydney during
Monday evening.

Forecast for Saturday 25 October until midnight
Winds: Southerly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell:
Northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Weather:
Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower later this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm
later this evening. Patchy fog.

Forecast for Sunday 26 October
Winds: South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southeasterly in
the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Weather:
Mostly sunny. Patchy fog.

Forecast for Monday 27 October
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 15 to 20 knots in the morning
then shifting southerly 25 to 30 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1
metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Northeasterly around
1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Forecast for Tuesday 28 October
Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots
during the morning then tending west to southwesterly during the evening. Seas:
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1
to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:10 am EDT Sunday.

weather conditions for neighbouring coastal zones.


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology


New South Wales

Local Waters Forecast for Sydney Closed Waters
Issued at 4:06 pm EDT on Saturday 25 October 2014
for the period until midnight EDT Wednesday 29 October 2014.

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

Weather Situation
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a ridge towards eastern
Queensland, and is directing generally fresh northerly winds along the northern
third of the New South Wales coast. A trough is moving through the Tasman Sea
and has brought a southerly change to southern and central parts of the coast.
Little change on Sunday. Wind will turn northerly along the whole coast on
Monday ahead of the next southerly change, expected to reach Sydney during
Monday evening.

Forecast for Saturday 25 October until midnight
Winds: Southerly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a
thunderstorm later this evening. Patchy fog.

Forecast for Sunday 26 October
Winds: Southerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots before dawn then
tending southeasterly in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather:
Sunny. Patchy morning fog.

Forecast for Monday 27 October
Winds: Variable below 10 knots becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20
knots early in the morning then tending south to southwesterly in the late
evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in
the afternoon and early evening.

Forecast for Tuesday 28 October
Winds: Southerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the
morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Cloud clearing.

Forecast for Wednesday 29 October
Winds: Southwesterly about 10 knots tending east to northeasterly 10 to 15
knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 40%
chance of showers.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 am EDT Sunday.

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