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 4:10 am EST on Wednesday 30 July 2014
for the period until midnight EST Friday 1 August 2014.

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

Weather Situation
A ridge of high pressure lies across northern New South Wales, while a series
of cold fronts are moving from the Southern Ocean across southeast Australia.
This pattern is generating a vigorous westerly airstream over southern and
central parts of the New South Wales coast. A stronger cold front is expected
to sweep across the region during Thursday and Friday, after which winds should
gradually ease as the next high pressure system becomes established.

Forecast for Wednesday 30 July until midnight
Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the
early afternoon then becoming northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southerly
below 0.5 metres.

Forecast for Thursday 31 July
Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Sydney Coast
Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the
morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the afternoon/evening. Seas: 1 to 1.5
metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly
below 1 metre offshore.

Forecast for Friday 1 August
Winds: Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning west to southwesterly 20 to 25
knots during the day. Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres. Swell: Northeasterly around 1
metre.

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 30 July 2014
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 2 August 2014.

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

Weather Situation
A ridge of high pressure lies across northern New South Wales, while a series
of cold fronts are moving from the Southern Ocean across southeast Australia.
This pattern is generating a vigorous westerly airstream over southern and
central parts of the New South Wales coast. A stronger cold front is expected
to sweep across the region during Thursday and Friday, after which winds should
gradually ease as the next high pressure system becomes established.

Forecast for Wednesday 30 July until midnight
Winds: Northwesterly 10 to 20 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres.

Forecast for Thursday 31 July
Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Sydney Closed Waters
Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the middle
of the day then decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 0.5
metres.

Forecast for Friday 1 August
Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending westerly during the morning. Seas:
Below 0.5 metres.

Forecast for Saturday 2 August
Winds: Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly 20 to 30 knots during the day
then decreasing to 15 to 20 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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