The Goat’s Surf Forecast

Posted by: on March 30th, 2017

Surf forecast issued Thursday 30 March 2017: Seven day outlook for Sydney:

Southerlies and coolness, as ex TC Debbie moves off into the Tasman as a Low, expected to head southward … with delightful weather as well.

If it tracks as expected, surf:

Friday: around 2 metres at dead South places, windblown and short period

Saturday: about 2-3 metres South East, windblown and short period

Sunday: say 2 metres at dead South places, oh and windblown and short period

Monday: in the upper end of the 1-2 metre range South East, and you know…

Tuesday: in the 2-3 metre range East South East, southwindy but longer period

Wednesday: in the 1-2 metre range South East, light winds, bigger with longer period sets

Thursday: in the 1-2 metre range East South East, light winds, short period

TG’s suggestions for exercise: Swim in the pool, take a bikeride to the north and drive back, go for a walk with an umbrella… see there’s heaps of things you can do…

TG 🙂

Up in the Sky

MSLP Analysis for Thu Mar 30 00:00:00 2017 AUTC

Wind wind wind

https://www.windytv.com/?-33.867,151.183,5

Down in the Sea

Water temp is around 22, 23

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Tides

http://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/documents/maritime/usingwaterways/tides-weather/tide-tables-2016-2017.pdf

Weather from the Bureau:

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Summary
Rain, possibly heavy. Windy.
Chance of any rain: 100%

Sydney area

Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain, becoming less likely later tonight. Rain heavy at times early this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west early this evening. Winds southerly 35 to 55 km/h tending south to southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h in the late evening. Winds along the coastal fringe up to 65 km/h.

Large and powerful surf conditions in the evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.

Sun protection recommended from 10:10 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

Friday 31 March

Summary
Min 16
Max 23
Morning shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 2 to 6 mm
Chance of any rain: 60%

Sydney area

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the early morning, mainly near the coast. Winds southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h turning southerly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then tending south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.

Large and powerful surf conditions in the early morning are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.

Fire Danger – Low-Moderate

Sun protection recommended from 10:10 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

 

Saturday 1 April

Summary
Min 16
Max 23
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 2 mm
Chance of any rain: 50%

Sydney area

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.

Sun protection recommended from 10:00 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

Sunday 2 April

Summary
Min 17
Max 22
Showers increasing.
Possible rainfall: 1 to 4 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

Sydney area

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds southerly 25 to 40 km/h becoming light during the evening.

Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 3:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

Monday 3 April

Summary
Min 16
Max 21
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 3 to 10 mm
Chance of any rain: 95%

Sydney area

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h.

Tuesday 4 April

Summary
Min 16
Max 22
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 5 to 15 mm
Chance of any rain: 90%

Sydney area

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h.

Wednesday 5 April

Summary
Min 16
Max 22
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 2 to 6 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

Sydney area

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely during the morning. Light winds.

Thursday 6 April

Summary
Min 15
Max 23
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 2 mm
Chance of any rain: 60%

Sydney area

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Light winds.

 

 

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