Thursday: Easterly 10/15 knots turning southeasterly in the morning with afternoon east to northeasterly seabreezes inshore. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Bowling Green in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.Issued Thu 10:01 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.