BoM Sydney Marine Weather Forecast


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Sydney Closed Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Sydney Closed Waters
Issued: Wednesday, 17 January 8:48AM
Weather Situation
A deep low pressure system over the central Tasman Sea is very slowly moving east and a strong high pressure system near Tasmania is extending a ridge to the north. The two systems are directing vigorous southerly winds along the New South Wales coast. Winds will ease during Wednesday as the low moves further east and turn southeast to northeasterly on Thursday as the high moves over the western Tasman Sea. maintaining the ridge to the north.
Forecast for Wednesday, 17 January
Winds: Southerly 15 to 25 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Thursday, 18 January
Winds: Southerly below 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly before dawn then becoming east to northeasterly early in the morning.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 19 January
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day then decreasing to below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Saturday, 20 January
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then becoming north to northeasterly below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.

Byron Coast: Point Danger to Wooli Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Byron Coast: Point Danger to Wooli
Issued: Wednesday, 17 January 8:49AM
Forecast for Wednesday, 17 January
Winds: Southerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Yamba during the morning and early afternoon.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.
Swell: Southerly 4 to 5 metres.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Thursday, 18 January
Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots tending southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Yamba.
Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.
Swell: Southerly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2.5 to 3 metres around midday.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 19 January
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: Southerly 2 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Coffs Coast: Wooli to Smoky Cape Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Coffs Coast: Wooli to Smoky Cape
Issued: Wednesday, 17 January 8:49AM
Forecast for Wednesday, 17 January
Winds: Southerly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.
Swell: Southerly 4 to 5 metres.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Thursday, 18 January
Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas: 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.
Swell: Southerly 4 metres, decreasing to 2.5 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 19 January
Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Coffs Harbour during the morning.
Swell: Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Macquarie Coast: Smoky Cape to Seal Rocks Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Macquarie Coast: Smoky Cape to Seal Rocks
Issued: Wednesday, 17 January 8:49AM
Forecast for Wednesday, 17 January
Winds: Southwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the day. Winds turning southerly 15 to 25 knots during the morning and early afternoon.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.
Swell: Southerly 4 to 5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Thursday, 18 January
Winds: South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the morning. Winds turning east to southeasterly below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.
Swell: Southerly 4 metres, decreasing to 2.5 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 19 January
Winds: Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly during the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Southerly 2 to 2.5 metres, tending southeasterly 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Hunter Coast: Seal Rocks to Broken Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Hunter Coast: Seal Rocks to Broken Bay
Issued: Wednesday, 17 January 8:49AM
Forecast for Wednesday, 17 January
Winds: Southerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the morning and early afternoon. Winds decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.
Swell: Southerly 4 to 5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Thursday, 18 January
Winds: South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to southeasterly below 10 knots in the early afternoon then becoming east to northeasterly in the late evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.
Swell: South to southeasterly 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the morning, then tending southeasterly 2.5 to 3 metres around midday.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 19 January
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly 2 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Sunny.
Sydney Coast: Broken Bay to Port Hacking Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Sydney Coast: Broken Bay to Port Hacking
Issued: Wednesday, 17 January 8:49AM
Forecast for Wednesday, 17 January
Winds: Southerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the morning. Winds decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.
Swell: Southerly 4 metres, tending southeasterly 4 metres during the afternoon.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Thursday, 18 January
Winds: Southerly 10 to 15 knots tending southwesterly before dawn then shifting east to northeasterly below 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.
Swell: Southeasterly 4 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 19 January
Winds: North to northeasterly about 10 knots tending east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day then decreasing to below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Sunny.
Illawarra Coast: Port Hacking to Ulladulla Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Illawarra Coast: Port Hacking to Ulladulla
Issued: Wednesday, 17 January 8:49AM
Forecast for Wednesday, 17 January
Winds: Southerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the morning. Winds decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday.
Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.
Swell: Southerly 4 metres, tending southeasterly 4 metres during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Thursday, 18 January
Winds: South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.
Swell: Southeasterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 19 January
Winds: North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Sunny.
Batemans Coast: Ulladulla to Montague Island Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Batemans Coast: Ulladulla to Montague Island
Issued: Wednesday, 17 January 8:49AM
Forecast for Wednesday, 17 January
Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.
Swell: Southeasterly 3 metres inshore, increasing to 3 to 4 metres offshore north of Moruya Heads.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Thursday, 18 January
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 19 January
Winds: North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Sunny.
Eden Coast: Montague Island to Gabo Island Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Eden Coast: Montague Island to Gabo Island
Issued: Wednesday, 17 January 8:49AM
Forecast for Wednesday, 17 January
Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Merimbula during the morning. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday.
Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.
Swell: Southerly 2.5 to 3 metres, tending southeasterly 2.5 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Thursday, 18 January
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 19 January
Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Sunny.