New South WalesSynoptic Situation: A deep and complex low pressure system over the Tasman Sea is bringing vigorous south to southwesterly winds and large waves to much of the New South Wales coast. This low is expected to linger offshore, gradually weakening and moving a little further north during Tuesday and Wednesday, before moving away to the east mid-week.
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.
Batemans Coast: Ulladulla to Montague Island
Monday 25 MayWinds: Southerly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas: 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres offshore.
Swell 1: Southerly 3 to 4 metres, tending southeasterly 3 metres later in the evening.
Weather: Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore.
forecast_cautionLarge and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.
Tuesday 26 MayWinds: South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre in the afternoon.
Swell 1: Southeasterly 2 to 3 metres, tending southerly around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore in the early morning.
forecast_cautionLarge and powerful surf conditions in the morning are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.
Wednesday 27 MayWinds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell 1: Easterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy.