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

Saturday 8 August

Synoptic Situation: A trough lying near the coast, extending from a low over inland New South Wales, is forecast to deepen and form a low pressure system near the southern coast later this afternoon or evening. This low looks likely to linger throughout the weekend, bringing increased winds and waves to southern waters. These conditions look set to extend to central and northern parts of the coast on Monday, as the low centre moves north along the coast.

Saturday 8 August

Winds: West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming west to southwesterly in the evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm during the morning and afternoon.

Sunday 9 August

Winds: Northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots. locally reaching up to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 95% chance of showers.

Monday 10 August

Winds: Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly 20 to 30 knots during the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. Near 100% chance of showers.

Tuesday 11 August

Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable below 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Cloudy.