Sydney Offshore Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Sydney
forecast windsThursday: S 15/20 kts
Friday: SW 30 kts
Saturday: S/SE 10/15 kts
Sunday: N/NE 15/20 kts
Thursday: Southerly 15/20 knots turning southwesterly 10/15 knots this evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore by early evening. Friday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the late morning and early afternoon. Winds tending south to southeasterly 15/20 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the evening. 1st. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. 2nd. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Thu 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S
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Strong Wind Warning for the Coffs, Macquarie, Hunter, Batemans and Eden Coasts. Cancelled for Sydney and Illawarra Coasts
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