Sydney Offshore Marine Weather Overview
Tides for SydneyHigh Thu 11:44 EST (1.7m)
Low Thu 18:01 EST (0.3m)
High Fri 00:08 EST (1.5m)
Low Fri 06:14 EST (0.4m)
forecast windsThursday: S/SW 35 kts
Friday: S 30 kts
Saturday: S/SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots tending south to southwesterly 25/30 knots during the afternoon and evening. 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: Southeasterly around 1 metre, tending southerly 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Friday: Southerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the morning. Winds turning east to southeasterly below 10 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: Southeasterly 2 metres. 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 Thu 10:09 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SE
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Gale Warning for Macquarie, Hunter and Sydney Coasts. Strong Wind Warning for all remaining waters incl. Sydney Closed Waters
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