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 4:11 am EST on Wednesday 1 October 2014
for the period until midnight EST Friday 3 October 2014.

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

Weather Situation
A cold front will bring a substantial southwesterly change to the northern half
of the coast this morning, reaching far north in the early afternoon. A high
pressure system will gradually drift over New South Wales following this front,
with winds tending more easterly by the end of the week.

Forecast for Wednesday 1 October until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Sydney Coast
Winds: Southwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the morning.
Winds turning southerly 15 to 25 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 2 to 3
metres. Swell: Northeasterly 1.5 metres.

Forecast for Thursday 2 October
Winds: Southerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the
morning. Winds tending southwesterly early in the morning then becoming
variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing
to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5
metres later in the evening.

Forecast for Friday 3 October
Winds: South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to southeasterly 15
to 20 knots during the day. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre
during the evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres
during the afternoon.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EST Wednesday.

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 am EST on Wednesday 1 October 2014
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 4 October 2014.

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

Weather Situation
A fresh to strong south to southwesterly airstream will linger over Sydney
Waters today in a wake of the recent cold front. A high pressure system will
gradually drift over New South Wales following this front, with winds tending
more easterly by the end of the week.

Forecast for Wednesday 1 October until midnight
Winds: Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly in the middle of the day.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.

Forecast for Thursday 2 October
Winds: Southerly about 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly before dawn then
becoming east to southeasterly in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 0.5 metres.

Forecast for Friday 3 October
Winds: Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting easterly 15 to 20 knots during the
evening. Seas: Below 0.5 metres.

Forecast for Saturday 4 October
Winds: Easterly below 10 knots tending northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the
morning then becoming northerly about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below
0.5 metres.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EST Wednesday.

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