Beautiful morning as Sunday kicked off. But the waves have faded away to almost nothing. There are little lines showing, but they’re struggling to make waist high. There might be a little more activity at the Long Reef end or around at Curly, but the MHL buoy was seeing a metre of 11-second stuff from the SE, so I’m not overly hopeful. Tide hits low at 0850 and then comes back to the high at 1535. By then a south change should have come through and it could be cloudy (there’s a 40% chance of light percipitation later). Ocean is on 17C according to Beachwatch.
From tomorrow it looks as though we head into a period of much needed showery weather that on current reckoning will last into next weekend. It also seems we’re in for a good week to be at work or school as there won’t be much in the way of waves – if the models have it right.
So enjoy your sunny morning and have a great day!
A high pressure system is centred over the northwest Tasman Sea. A cold front has begun to move through the southwest of the state and will bring a southerly change which will push north during the day and reach the Mid North Coast in the evening. The front will dissipate on the north coast on Monday as a trough of low pressure develops along the coast. Southeast winds are expected to tend back to the northeast ahead of the next cold front forecast to affect the southern half of the coast during Wednesday.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting southerly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres by early evening.
Monday 26 August
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly below 10 knots during the day.
Around 1 metre.
Southerly 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.
Tuesday 27 August
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to northeasterly below 10 knots during the afternoon.
Around 1 metre.
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers.