The Goat’s Forecast

Posted by: on August 27th, 2009

SURF FORECAST ISSUED THURSDAY 27 AUGUST 2009:  Seven day outlook for Sydney:

Well it is Windy August… the time of offshores and flat surf…

Friday: flat.

Saturday: small NE windswell – with wind

Sunday:: about a metre or so at places that like dead South swell, could be a bit more.

Monday: about 1 metre dead South.

Tuesday:  about 1 metre or less.

Wednesday: ditto

Thrusday: small North East windswell


It was great to be part of the welcome home team at the Opera House this morning for Craig Goozee,  friend and Avalon Beach SLSC member this morning, who is raising money for children’s cancer research under the a2b4c banner…

He is amazing.  He’s cycled, run, paddled 12,500 kilometres around Australia in 92 days!  Check out the pics on his daily blog…

Know of anyone else who’s done anything that comes close to that??  He looked as fit as a fiddle…not even puffing.  This is his third and last trip.  We followed his first trip up the coast in 1998 and reported his daily progress on realsurf… itself worth a re-read on the a2b4c site (‘about a2b4c’).

As well as all that the physical effort, all along the way he’s given talks to raise donations.  Who would have the energy to do that??

You can still donate here, to this worthy cause…

The Goat.

Weather from the Bureau:

Forecast for Thursday evening
Fine. Light to moderate northwest to northeast winds.
Precis: Fine.

Forecast for Friday
Fine. Mostly sunny though cloud increasing late in the day. Light to moderate northwest to northeast winds.
Precis: Fine. Mostly sunny.

City:         Min:  10 Max:  23   Parramatta: Min:   8 Max:  25
Terrey Hills: Min:   9 Max:  22   Penrith:    Min:   6 Max:  25
Liverpool:    Min:   4 Max:  25   Richmond:   Min:   3 Max:  25

UV Alert: 10:00 am to 1:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

Saturday Shower or two. Windy.

City:          Min:   13  Max:   27
West:          Min:    7  Max:   27

Sunday Fine. Wind easing.

City:          Min:   16  Max:   20
West:          Min:   10  Max:   20

Monday Fine. Mostly sunny.

City:          Min:    8  Max:   21
West:          Min:    1  Max:   21

Tuesday Chance shower.

City:          Min:   10  Max:   21
West:          Min:    3  Max:   21

Wednesday Mostly fine.

City:          Min:   11  Max:   19
West:          Min:    5  Max:   19

Thursday Chance shower.

City:          Min:   12  Max:   24
West:          Min:    5  Max:   24


Sydney Coastal Waters, Broken Bay to Port Hacking and 60nm seawards:
Thursday until midnight: Wind: NE/NW winds 10/15 knots.Sea: around 1 metre.Swell: S around 1 metre.
Friday: Wind: NW/NE 10/15 knots, reaching 20 knots offshore during the evening.Sea: to 1.5 metres. Swell: S about 1 metre.
Saturday: Wind: N/NW 20/30 knots.
Sunday: Wind: NW 20/30 knots tending SW 20/30 knots early morning then easing to 10/20 knots

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