Again we have light wind and some waves along the beach and at the point. Latest data from offshore was showing 1.3 metres of 12-13 sec energy from the east. Wind was around 8 kts from the NNW. Tide was dropping to the low at 1245. Ocean temp is on 22C according to Beachwatch and they are reporting good water quality at all beaches.
As for the outlook, well, today should hang in there at the current settings where swell’s concerned. Wind is set to pick up from the north as the day warms up to 29C along the coast.
Go well with your day and wash those hands, maintain distance, don’t touch yer face, cough and sneeze into your elbow!
Sydney Coastal Waters Forecast: Broken Bay to Port Hacking
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Forecast issued at 4:10 am EDT on Thursday 19 March 2020.
Winds will tend northerly today as a high pressure system over the southern Tasman Sea gradually moves east, maintaining a ridge along the New South Wales coast. On Friday a cold front is forecast to bring a vigorous southerly change to southern waters, which is expected to weaken as it continues through to the northern waters on Saturday.
Forecast for Thursday until midnight
Northerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the morning.
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Easterly 1.5 metres.
Friday 20 March
Northerly 15 to 20 knots shifting southerly 15 to 25 knots in the late evening.
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Saturday 21 March
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning east to southeasterly below 10 knots during the afternoon.
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Northeasterly around 1 metre.