Fun Monday

Posted by: on August 21st, 2017

Pretty sky this morning on way into RNSH to get my surfer’s ear attended to. Meanwhile according to the MIL buoy conditions should be fun at the beach with 3 metres of 12 sec se swell pushing in and light westerly winds. From look of forecast this could be as good as it gets all week…


Weather Situation A high pressure system is situated off the New South Wales coast while a trough approaches the state from the west, resulting in northwesterly winds over most coastal areas today. The trough will reach southern parts of the coast this evening and remaining waters during Tuesday, bringing a fairly weak and short-lived south to southwesterly change. A cold front skimming across the southern half of the state late Wednesday and Thursday looks set to bring a more robust southerly change.

Forecast for Monday until midnight Winds Variable below 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then tending west to northwesterly in the evening. Winds reaching 20 knots offshore during the afternoon and evening. Seas Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon. Swell Southeasterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by evening. Weather Cloudy. 40% chance of showers. Caution Large and powerful surf conditions in the morning are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Tuesday 22 August Winds Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southwesterly below 10 knots early in the morning then becoming variable in the middle of the day. Seas Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres. Weather Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 23 August Winds Northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day then becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening. Seas Below 1 metre. Swell Southeasterly around 1 metre. Weather Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. 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.

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