Little waves at focal points

Posted by: on May 27th, 2017

Hello Friends,

Happy to report that there’s a bit more activity this morning than I expected. It’s pretty much focused in the central to north ends of the beaches I looked at. Biggest sets were producing wave faces into the chest high range but mostly it was more in the waist high range on the catchable ones at spots like Northy or the Pole.
Next tide is a 1.6m high at 0925 and it’ll be back to low at 1510.
Wind should be light and variable this morning before settling into the northerly quarters.
The good news is that the current conditions in terms of swell (it was a metre at 10 seconds from the SE with a little NE component bending it in to east exposures at 0500)
Outlook is for these conditions more or less to continue for the coming week. So, nothing spectacular wave-wise that I can see on the models, but it shouldn’t fade out completely – and if the Bureau’s estimates are correct, there’s a possibility of something interesting at the end of the week. Might be an idea to shuffle the calendar for Thrs-Fr…
Have a great Saturday!

First rays of sun light the Northern Beaches

Dontals dribble

There’s a whale in there!

No Mans showing a little something

The Pole offering a few

Good morning sun

Northy crew getting a few little runners

South Narrabeen cute but too small to surf

Weather Situation
A high pressure system over the region is bringing mostly light winds to the Waters. Winds will tend north to northeasterly on Sunday as the high moves east over the Tasman Sea. The next south to southwesterly change is expected to develop on the south coast later on Sunday and affect the remainder of the coast on Monday. A second southwesterly change is expected late Tuesday.
Forecast for Saturday until midnight
Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre later in the evening.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower.
Sunday 28 May
Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Sydney Coast
Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning westerly 20 to 25 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres around midday.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.
Monday 29 May
Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

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