Very low key at Dee Why this morning

Posted by: on September 12th, 2016
dy beach and point

Ankle snappers at the beach, nothing at the point 0645

dy beach

Up the beach maybe a teeny tiny bit bigger than dy end

Hello Friends,

Swell’s faded to around the ankle to knee high level this morning at Dee Why. There might be something a little bigger at spots with optimal alignment for the 1 metre 8-second SE bump. Wind was 10-12 kts from the WSW at North Head as of 0700. Tide was high at 0430 and is dropping to the low at 1010. Beachwatch is calling the water 17.
This morning’s modelling from the Bureau shows the current conditions prevailing through to Wednesday when there might possibly be a tiny uptick. But overall the outlook is pretty ordinary I’m afraid. Most models I looked at are showing near flatness all week but at least one is being quite optomistic for a useful south pulse on Thursday… here’s hoping…
Have a great start to your week!

North Bondi RSL pic

Pretty quiet in front of the North Bondi RSL

Weather Situation
A weak ridge of high pressure is sprawled across northern New South Wales, while a slow-moving trough is situated over the south. This trough will bring a brief southerly change to the southern half of the coast today, before decaying on Tuesday as generally northerly winds are restored throughout. Another trough, and associated cold front, looks set to bring a gusty westerly change to most coastal waters later Wednesday or Thursday. By the end of the week this system is likely to be well offshore, with conditions easing as a fairly nondescript pressure pattern becomes established.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers offshore.
Tuesday 13 September
Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of rain.
Wednesday 14 September
Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning north to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of rain.
Please be aware
Wind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.
Nearby Coastal Waters

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