Sydney Offshore Marine Weather Overview
Tides for SydneyHigh Fri 07:56 EST (1.5m)
Low Fri 13:39 EST (0.3m)
High Fri 20:10 EST (2.0m)
Low Sat 02:45 EST (0.2m)
forecast windsFriday: NW 15/25 kts
Saturday: N 15/25 kts
Sunday: N 15/20 kts
Thursday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/2.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly below 0.5 metres. Friday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots tending westerly 15/20 knots early in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres later in the evening. Outlook Saturday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots becoming northerly 15/25 knots early in the morning then turning west to northwesterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 10/15 knots turning northerly 15/20 knots during the late morning or early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.Issued Thu 22:41 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S
most recent warnings
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