Sunny and SE

Posted by: on November 11th, 2012

Hello Friends,

Cool and breezy from the southerly quarters on this sunny Sunday morning in Sydney. The swell is out of the south at a couple metres with a period of 8 seconds. We’re talking wind swell obviously, so the waves are going to be biggest at spots most affected by the steady 8-10 kt of wind.

Sadly, the wind will be generally onshore all day, although as noted yesterday, it is supposed to go NE late, so there might be some junky but catchable options in the north ends where the swell will be delivering the most energy.

Tide was high at 0530 and will hit low around 1150.

The swell forecast models are looking rather bleak for our region at the moment. If they’re right, we’re in for just about nothin’ across the coming week. Hope they’re wrong, but one has to be realistic too.

Have yourself a top old Sunday!

Weather Situation
A high pressure system centred off the southern New South Wales coast extending a ridge over the state. A weak southerly change is forecast for the southern and central coasts late Monday or Tuesday, with winds then turning northeasterly again ahead of a more significant frontal system at the end of the week.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to northeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly 1.5 metres.
Monday 12 November
Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southeasterly about 1.5 metres tending easterly 1 metre late in the evening.
Tuesday 13 November
Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots ahead of southerly change about 20 knots during the morning then tending southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Up to 2 metres decreasing to below 1 metre during the evening.
Swell
Easterly 1 metre tending southerly during the evening.

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