Sydney Offshore Marine Weather Overview
Tides for SydneyHigh Wed 23:12 EST (1.6m)
Low Thu 05:23 EST (0.3m)
High Thu 11:44 EST (1.7m)
Low Thu 18:01 EST (0.3m)
forecast windsWednesday: N 15/20 kts
Thursday: SW 35 kts
Friday: S 25/30 kts
Saturday: S/SE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: Northerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Thursday: Northerly 15/25 knots shifting southwesterly 25/30 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 35 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Friday: Southerly 25/30 knots decreasing to 15/25 knots in the morning then tending southeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southerly 2 metres, tending southeasterly 2 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2 metres, tending southerly 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.Issued Wed 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, S
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