New South Wales

Wind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

Sydney Closed Waters

Monday 11 November

Synoptic Situation: A high pressure system lies over the northern Tasman Sea, while a cold front approaches New South Wales from the west. This front will bring a vigorous southerly change early Tuesday evening. On Wednesday, a high pressure ridge is forecast to develop in the wake of the front and should remain dominant until another, weaker, cold front arrives later Friday or Saturday.

Tuesday 12 November

Winds: North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the afternoon ahead of a gusty southerly change 25 to 35 knots in the evening. Winds decreasing to 20 to 30 knots later in the evening.
Seas: Up to 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.

Wednesday 13 November

Winds: Southerly 20 to 30 knots tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots before dawn then east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas: Up to 1 metre at first, decreasing below 0.5 metres by dawn.
Weather: Sunny.

Thursday 14 November

Winds: West to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly during the day then becoming northerly during the evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Sunny.

Friday 15 November

Winds: Northwesterly below 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly during the afternoon then becoming west to northwesterly during the evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Sunny.