Sticky: Rainy start

Posted by: on May 18th, 2010

Hello Friends,

We woke up to the sound of rain on the roof and the swish of tyres on wet streets this morning. And surfers woke up to an ocean of calmness. From the look of Dee Why this morning, it’s going to be a challenge to catch much of anything there at all. The MHL buoy shows swell out of the SE but with only a metre and just 8 seconds average period to work with, Huey’s not likely to serve up anything very exciting – or even rideable.

There wasn’t much wind to start with, but the forecast is for a moderate southerly to get going this morning. Some of the models suggest that this might lead to a small pulse for south facing stretches tomorrow morning. But overall, the outlook according to the latest wave height forecast is for marginal to flat conditions across the next three days. The prospect of another good size pulse on Saturday has disappeared from the long range estimates.

Oh well… Huey will get over this slackness sooner or later….

Have yourself a top old day!

TIDES: H @1140, L @1710
Sydney Coastal Waters, Broken Bay to Port Hacking and 60nm seawards:
Tuesday until midnight: Wind: Southerly 10 to 15 knots reaching 15 to 20 knots at times in the afternoon and evening.Sea: 1 to 1.5 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Wednesday: Wind: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.Sea: about 1 metre.Swell: Southeasterly about 1.5 metres.
Thursday: Wind: Southeast to southwesterly 5 to 10 knots tending southerly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.

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