New South Wales Weather Forecast

Sydney Closed Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Sydney Closed Waters
Issued: Thursday, 26 May 10:50PM
Weather Situation
A low pressure system in the western Tasman Sea is deepening while a cold front associated with the low lies over the north coast and is moving northeast. Fresh west to southwesterly winds in the wake of the front are forecast over Sydney waters, with winds expected to strength during Friday as the low deepens. Winds will ease and turn northwesterly on Saturday morning, only to fresh again and turn southwesterly on Saturday afternoon as the next front moves through.
Forecast for Thursday, 26 May
Winds: West to northwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Friday, 27 May
Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Sydney Closed Waters
Winds: Westerly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots in the morning. Winds may reach up to 30 knots at times from the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Saturday, 28 May
Winds: Westerly 10 to 15 knots tending northwesterly early in the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly in the morning.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon.
Forecast for Sunday, 29 May
Winds: West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the day.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 30 May
Winds: Westerly 10 to 15 knots becoming southwesterly about 10 knots during the day.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Byron Coast: Point Danger to Wooli Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Byron Coast: Point Danger to Wooli
Issued: Thursday, 26 May 10:54PM
Forecast for Thursday, 26 May
Winds: Northwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Cape Byron.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Cloudy. 40% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 27 May
Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning westerly early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore early in the morning and again in the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Northerly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.
Forecast for Saturday, 28 May
Winds: Westerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the late evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Sunday, 29 May
Winds: West to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning southerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres. Swell: Southerly 1 to 2 metres.
Weather: Sunny.
Coffs Coast: Wooli to Smoky Cape Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Coffs Coast: Wooli to Smoky Cape
Issued: Thursday, 26 May 10:54PM
Forecast for Thursday, 26 May
Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 40% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore in the north.
Forecast for Friday, 27 May
Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning west to southwesterly during the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: 30% chance of a shower in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore in the early morning. Mostly sunny day.
Forecast for Saturday, 28 May
Winds: West to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending west to northwesterly in the morning then becoming westerly 20 to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather: Sunny morning. 30% chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore south of Coffs Harbour in the late afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Sunday, 29 May
Winds: West to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1 to 2 metres.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Macquarie Coast: Smoky Cape to Seal Rocks Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Macquarie Coast: Smoky Cape to Seal Rocks
Issued: Thursday, 26 May 10:54PM
Forecast for Thursday, 26 May
Winds: West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of rain offshore north of Port Macquarie, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Friday, 27 May
Winds: Westerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning, then tending south to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres around midday.
Weather: 20% chance of a shower in the early morning.
Forecast for Saturday, 28 May
Winds: Westerly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 25 knots early in the morning then increasing to 25 to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2 to 3 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Sunday, 29 May
Winds: Westerly 25 to 30 knots turning southwesterly 20 to 30 knots during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.
Hunter Coast: Seal Rocks to Broken Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Hunter Coast: Seal Rocks to Broken Bay
Issued: Thursday, 26 May 10:54PM
Forecast for Thursday, 26 May
Winds: Westerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore south of Norah Head, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Friday, 27 May
Winds: Westerly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres. Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, then tending south to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres and reaching up to 4 metres offshore during the afternoon.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower offshore in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Forecast for Saturday, 28 May
Winds: Westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the afternoon, then decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning.
Forecast for Sunday, 29 May
Winds: Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Sydney Coast: Broken Bay to Port Hacking Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Sydney Coast: Broken Bay to Port Hacking
Issued: Thursday, 26 May 10:54PM
Forecast for Thursday, 26 May
Winds: Westerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Friday, 27 May
Winds: Westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres. Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon and reaching up to 4 metres offshore.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower offshore in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Forecast for Saturday, 28 May
Winds: Westerly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 25 knots before dawn then tending southwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres. Swell: Southerly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning.
Forecast for Sunday, 29 May
Winds: Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.
Illawarra Coast: Port Hacking to Ulladulla Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Illawarra Coast: Port Hacking to Ulladulla
Issued: Thursday, 26 May 10:54PM
Forecast for Thursday, 26 May
Winds: Westerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore.
Forecast for Friday, 27 May
Winds: Westerly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 3 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres and reaching up to 4 metres offshore during the afternoon.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore in the morning.
Forecast for Saturday, 28 May
Winds: Westerly 20 to 30 knots tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots before dawn then becoming southwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the late evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning.
Forecast for Sunday, 29 May
Winds: Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning then turning westerly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower.
Batemans Coast: Ulladulla to Montague Island Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Batemans Coast: Ulladulla to Montague Island
Issued: Thursday, 26 May 10:54PM
Forecast for Thursday, 26 May
Winds: West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers offshore, 20% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore.
Forecast for Friday, 27 May
Winds: Southwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore in the late afternoon.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres offshore south of Moruya Heads. Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres and reaching up to 5 metres offshore during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore in the early morning.
Forecast for Saturday, 28 May
Winds: West to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 25 knots before dawn then becoming southwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers offshore, 40% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore from the late morning.
Forecast for Sunday, 29 May
Winds: Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: South to southeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Eden Coast: Montague Island to Gabo Island Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Eden Coast: Montague Island to Gabo Island
Issued: Thursday, 26 May 10:54PM
Forecast for Thursday, 26 May
Winds: Southwesterly 25 to 30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore south of Green Cape.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 3 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Green Cape.
Weather: Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore.
Forecast for Friday, 27 May
Winds: Southwesterly 25 to 30 knots, increasing to 30 to 45 knots south of Merimbula and offshore north of Merimbula.
Seas: 3 to 5 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 4 metres in the south or offshore in the north during the day.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers offshore south of Green Cape, 30% chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Saturday, 28 May
Winds: Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres. Swell: Southerly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 60% chance of showers offshore, 30% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore from the late morning.
Forecast for Sunday, 29 May
Winds: Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore. Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Weather Forecast supplied by the Bureau of Meteorology