Minimal swell plus days of offshores has delivered us near perfect flatness this morning. At 0700 there was no way you’d catch anything, anywhere along the beaches. There was less than half a metre of 3-second north breeze bump.
The good news? This should be the nadir of the flatness according to the Bureau. Energy levels should gradually increase slightly by the end of the day and then overnight a south pulse should start to fill in and tomorrow morning the call is for 2-3 metres of swell with strong SW wind. And the models are still showing the 10-12 sec south to SSE swell staying above the 2 metre mark into Sunday.
But for now, it’s flat as a tack.
Enjoy your Wednesday everyone!
A deepening, slow moving low in the Tasman will direct a vigorous cool southwesterly airstream over New South Wales on Wednesday and Thursday. As a low stalls near New Zealand, a high will expand from the west to be centred over the state on Friday and Saturday with winds becoming light by the weekend.
Forecast for Wednesday until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Sydney Coast
Westerly 15 to 25 knots turning southwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the afternoon and evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the evening.
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Below 0.5 metres, tending south to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.
Thursday 20 July
Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Sydney Coast
Southwesterly 25 to 30 knots tending west to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the morning then becoming southwesterly 25 to 30 knots in the late afternoon.
2 to 3 metres.
Southerly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the afternoon, then increasing to 2 to 3 metres by early evening.
Mostly sunny. 50% chance of showers offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.
Friday 21 July
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning southerly during the day.
2 to 3 metres.
Southerly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres offshore.
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the afternoon.
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.