Sorry kids. No surfin’ for you this gorgeous spring morning in Sydney. The ocean is a lake. Best thing about the conditions are that they can only improve from here. The Bureau says it might bump up a touch at south magnets this afternoon, but I wouldn’t be expecting much above ankle to thigh at the best exposures.
The Goat will roll out his weekend and week ahead forecast thoughts later this afternoon, so here’s hoping he’ll spot something in the way of an improvement during the weekend…
Go well and take the mask for enclosed spaces – remember, the pandemic started with a single case.
Mostly fresh west to southwesterly winds are expected across the Waters today with a complex low pressure system lingering near Tasmania. Winds are expected to tend north to northwesterly Friday ahead of a cold front that will bring a strong to gale southwesterly change at the start of the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday until midnight
Westerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots during the morning.
1 to 2 metres.
Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
The chance of a thunderstorm early this morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.
Friday 25 September
Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Sydney Coast
West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots becoming northerly 20 to 30 knots in the morning then turning westerly in the evening.
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
East to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Mostly sunny morning. 50% chance of showers in the late afternoon and evening.
Saturday 26 September
Westerly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the evening.