Thursday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore south of Merimbula in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore south of Green Cape. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre. Friday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Merimbula in the morning. Winds tending northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon then tending northwest to southwesterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots tending north to northwesterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon then tending west to northwesterly 15/20 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres later in the evening. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots turning westerly 25/35 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres offshore south of Green Cape during the afternoon or evening. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/2 metres.Issued Thu 16:05 EST
15:23 EST The weather pattern has altered abruptly, as it often does at this time of year, with a high pressure ridge taking over from low pressure, allowing almost all of New South Wales to dry out.