Mix of easing, leftover E'ly swell and a building S'ly groundswell. The latter should reach an a'noon peak around 3ft+ at south facing beaches, but it'll much smaller at remaining open beaches due to the swell direction (1-2ft). Expect very long breaks between sets. Clean with light to moderate W/SW winds.
Slowly building S'ly swell to 3-4ft+ at most south facing beaches, with bigger sets in the Hunter. Smaller surf at remaining open beaches, reaching 2ft+. Early light SW winds tending moderate S'ly during the day.
Inconsistent, pulsey south swell, reaching 3-4ft+ at south facing beaches, with bigger sets in the Hunter. Smaller surf at remaining open beaches around 2ft+. Light NW wind tending N/NE during the day and freshening.
Continuing S'ly swell with inconsistent 3-4ft waves at south facing beaches, bigger in the Hunter. Smaller surf at remaining open beaches, reaching 2ft at times. Wave heights likely to ease during the day. Light to moderate W/NW winds.
Easing S'ly swell to 2ft at south facing beaches, abating into the a'noon. Smaller waves at remaining open beaches around 1ft. Light variable winds.
12:54 EST Southern New South Wales and the ACT had a chilly start to the weekend, with some places seeing their coldest May night in half a decade.