Grey and cool again. That would be endurable if Huey was also supplying us something in the way of waves. But no, we have only about a metre of 7 second period south wind swell and the wind’s out of the south. Worse, it’s due to swing SE this afternoon. Talk about adding insult to injury. The Big Guy’s obviously not too cheerful at the mo’.
That’s the quick version, back in a tick with some thoughts about the current state of the forecasts…
A high pressure system near New Zealand extends a ridge to the Queensland coast, while a trough remains almost stationary over northeast New South Wales. This pattern is expected remain relatively unchanged during next few days.
Forecast for Tuesday until midnight
Winds: South to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon and evening. Seas: Below 1 metre increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday. Swell: Northeasterly under 1 metre. The chance of thunderstorms offshore.
Forecast for Wednesday
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to northeasterly around midday. Seas: Below 1 metre increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening. Swell: Easterly 1 metre tending southeasterly in the afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Thursday
Winds: East to northeasterly 5 to 10 knots increasing to up to 15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1 metre tending easterly from midday.