The Goat’s Surf Forecast

Posted by: on January 4th, 2013

First – Don’t forget the annual Avalon Beach Surf Swim on Sunday…

Everything you want to know is here…

http://www.oceanswims.com.au/Events.asp?EventID=456

Surf outlook:

Friday: in the 1-2 metre range early on, then about 1 metre or so East South East

Saturday: about 1 metre or so South East

Sunday: in the 1-2 metre range East South East

Monday: around 1 metre or a bit more at dead South places (nothing much at other places)

Tuesday: about 1 metre at dead South places and ditto

Wednesday: less than 1 metre dead South

Thursday: about 1 metre dead South.

Water temp’s around 21-22.

Nice feature about Midget in the Herald the other day…  He’s done good and is going strong.

http://www.smh.com.au/sport/the-man-who-changed-the-world-20121228-2bywn.html?fb_action_ids=438363252884349&fb_action_types=og.recommends&fb_source=aggregation&fb_aggregation_id=246965925417366

For something different, go to Rust in Avalon Parade and check out some of Bruce Raymond’s interesting artwork on old wharf timber.  I like to lend support to struggling young artists :)

Think I forgot to say Happy New Year last week :)

Enjoy life!

Weather from the Bureau:

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Summary
Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 10%

Sydney area

Partly cloudy. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeasterly in the late evening.

Dangerous surf conditions, hazardous for coastal activities such as swimming, surfing and rock fishing, are expected in the afternoon and evening.

Friday 11 January

Summary
Min 21
Max 33
Cloud clearing.
Chance of any rain: 10%
Rainfall amount: 0 mm

Sydney area

Cloud clearing. Winds northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning then tending east to northeasterly in the late afternoon.

Dangerous surf conditions, hazardous for coastal activities such as swimming, surfing and rock fishing, are expected.

Fire Danger – Severe

UV Alert from 8:50 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

Around Sydney

Precis IconLocationMinMax
Cloud clearing.Sydney2133
Cloud clearing.Penrith1941
Cloud clearing.Liverpool1839
Cloud clearing.Terrey Hills1933
Cloud clearing.Richmond1941
Cloud clearing.Parramatta1938
Cloud clearing.Campbelltown1838
Partly cloudy.Bondi2228

Saturday 12 January

Summary
Min 23
Max 34
Partly cloudy.

Sydney area

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then shifting east to southeasterly in the early evening.

Sunday 13 January

Summary
Min 22
Max 27
Shower or two.

Sydney area

Cloudy. Isolated showers. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the evening.

Monday 14 January

Summary
Min 19
Max 25
Possible shower.

Sydney area

Cloudy. The chance of showers until evening. Winds south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending east to southeasterly and becoming light during the day.

Tuesday 15 January

Summary
Min 19
Max 29
Possible shower.

Sydney area

Partly cloudy. The chance of showers. Winds northerly and light tending northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day.

Wednesday 16 January

Summary
Min 20
Max 29
Possible shower.

Sydney area

Mostly sunny morning. The chance of showers later in the day. Winds northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting south to southeasterly during the morning.

Thursday 17 January

Summary
Min 21
Max 30
Possible shower.

Sydney area

Partly cloudy. The chance of showers. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day.

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Surf forecast issued Friday 4 January 2013: Seven day outlook for Sydney:

Accentuate the positive…

It’s nice weather, water’s lovely, and you’re on holidays… so the surf will be small to nothing :) and changing from small NE to small SE and S…

Ah, Summer!

Saturday: 1-2 metres at Nor East beaches (smaller in the NE corner) but ok at the right tide

Sunday: ditto East North East

Monday:about 1 metre East

Tuesday: 1 metre or less East South East

Wednesday: ditto South East

Thursday: 1-2 metres at dead Southspots

Friday: 1 metre or less dead South

Water temp’s around 21-22.

Have fun!

Weather from the Bureau:

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Summary
Clear.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Sydney area

Clear. Northeasterly winds 20 to 30 km/h, reaching 35 to 45 km/h along the coast, easing later in the evening.

Saturday 5 January

Summary
Min 20
Max 29
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 0%
Rainfall amount: 0 mm

Sydney area

Sunny. Northeasterly winds 15 to 25 km/h, increasing to 30 to 40 km/h along the coast during the afternoon.

Fire Danger – Very High

UV Alert from 8:50 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

Around Sydney

Precis IconLocationMinMax
Sunny.Sydney2029
Sunny.Penrith1838
Sunny.Liverpool1734
Sunny.Terrey Hills1829
Sunny.Richmond1737
Sunny.Parramatta1833
Sunny.Campbelltown1735
Sunny.Bondi2126

Sunday 6 January

Summary
Min 20
Max 27
Sunny.

Sydney area

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 km/h before tending east to southeasterly and becoming light during the day.

Monday 7 January

Summary
Min 20
Max 26
Shower or two clearing.

Sydney area

Partly cloudy. Isolated showers in the morning and afternoon. Winds south to southeasterly and light tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming east to northeasterly and light during the evening.

Tuesday 8 January

Summary
Min 20
Max 35
Mostly sunny.

Sydney area

Patchy fog in the west early in the morning. Mostly sunny day. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting south to southeasterly 25 to 40 km/h during the afternoon then becoming southerly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.

Wednesday 9 January

Summary
Min 21
Max 26
Partly cloudy.

Sydney area

Partly cloudy. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h tending southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.

Thursday 10 January

Summary
Min 19
Max 27
Partly cloudy.

Sydney area

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day.

Friday 11 January

Summary
Min 20
Max 29
Partly cloudy.

Sydney area

Partly cloudy. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day.

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