Gloomy morning at Dee Why and really small too

Posted by: on January 28th, 2019

Hopefuls at the point 0940

Hello Friends,

Late start for you correspondent. But it seems I’ve not missed alerting you to great surf opportunities in a timely manner. The overnight showers and lightning show have disappeared, leaving us with murky grey skies, light winds and not much of anything in the way of waves. There were a few bods flopping about at the point and along the beach, but size looked to be in the sub-knee high range.

The curious thing is that the wave energy out at sea looks a touch better than yesterday. At 0700 the MHL buoy was seeing 1.4 m at 10 sec from the SSE – so there should be the odd dumpy chest high thing somewhere…

Tide’s just come off the 0920 low and is now gradually filling into the modest 1.36 high at 1520. Wind should get itself organised later, but for now it’s 7-9 kts from the south. By this afternoon we should be looking at 15-20 kts or so. Water quality is okay at Dee Why, but south of there Beachwatch has hoisted the “pollution possible” warning for most spots.

There still seems to be some hope of more wave energy at the end of the week, but depending on the model, if it does pick up, there’ll be heaps of onshore wind with it – and showery skies too. Roll on autumn!

Have a great Monday everyone.

Between bouts of drizzle, a placid sea

Weather Situation

A trough along the Hunter coast is directing southerly winds over southern and central coastal areas and is expected to dissipate later today. This will allow a ridge over northern parts of the coast to stretch throughout by tonight, with north to northeasterly winds forecast to extend across the waters by early Tuesday. Winds freshen in the southern half on Wednesday ahead of the next southerly change, expected over southern Waters during Thursday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Inshore winds southerly 15 to 20 knots until the evening. Otherwise winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres inshore.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Cloudy. Possible drizzle patches, mostly inshore, with the chance of reduced visibility.

Tuesday 29 January

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Sydney Coast

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 30 January

Winds
Northeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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