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

Wednesday 26 February

Synoptic Situation: A vigorous southerly change is expected this evening associated with the passage of a cold front. Following this, winds are forecast to ease, slowly tending northeasterly across the weekend, as a ridge of high pressure pushes along the New South Wales coast.

Wednesday 26 February

Winds: North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeasterly in the late afternoon ahead of a gusty southerly change 25 to 30 knots in the late evening. Winds may reach 35 knots at times with the change.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres, increasing up to 1 metre in the evening.
Weather: Mostly sunny morning. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a gusty thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening.

Thursday 27 February

Winds: Southerly 15 to 25 knots turning east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then tending northeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Cloudy.

Friday 28 February

Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning then turning southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Mostly sunny.

Saturday 29 February

Winds: South to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly during the day.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Cloudy.

Sunday 1 March

Winds: North to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy.