Sunny skies, tiny swell

Posted by: on March 31st, 2020

Hello Friends,

A beautiful sunny morning along the beaches with a light WNW breeze as of 0900. As the pictures show the waves are really tiny. Out at sea the bump is about a metre at a choppy 5 seconds apart from the SSW.
Fortunately we’re still allowed to exercise (with a maximum of one other person and maintaining 1.5m minimum distance).
Outlook is for the tiny conditions to persist for the coming week, with maybe a little uptick at the weekend according to the latest Wavewatch forecast.
Stay safe everyone and follow the rules.
FYI
Northern Beaches Summary of cancelled / postponed events page
NSW State Govt COVID-19 updates

Nothing doing at the point

Kiddies tiny

No Mans micro at 0900

Looking north, clear skies at 0900

Weather Situation
A trough, associated with a cold front slipping to the south, has brought a southerly change to the southern half overnight and will continue to move north over the northern waters this morning. After this, the trough is expected to weaken with winds turning east to northeasterly later on Tuesday as a high pressure ridge follows in the wake of the change. Mid-week northerly winds are expected to increase ahead of a trough that looks to bring a brief southerly change to southern waters late Thursday or early Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight
Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.
Wednesday 1 April
Winds
Easterly about 10 knots tending northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon, increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the late evening.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.
Thursday 2 April
Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning northerly during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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