Huey’s dialed it up again overnight and this morning sees 3.5 metres of 10-sec SSE swell piling into Sydney’s beaches. At Dee Why there was a fairly constant supply of chest plus waves which were mixed in with 1.5-2x overhead sets. Wind was a light westerly as of 0730. It’s expected to go around to the S-SW before switching to the NE late this afternoon. Tide was low at 0515 and is currently running into a 1.5m high at 1120. It should be sunny all day too.
Outlook is for the swell to fade pretty quickly today and by tomorrow we could be back to smallish tomorrow and getting near flat by Sunday.
Looks like the plan is to hit it asap!
Have a great Thursday and know your limits…
A high pressure system over southeastern Australia with a ridge to the northeast is very slowly moving east and a series of cold fronts are crossing the southern Tasman Sea. Southwesterly winds along the New South Wales coast will turn west northwesterly during Thursday nigh and Friday as the high moves over the Tasman Sea strengthening the ridge to the northwest.
Forecast for Thursday until midnight
South to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds shifting northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon then tending northerly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Southerly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres by early evening.
Surf conditions in the morning may be more powerful than they appear and are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.
Friday 28 July
North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning west to southwesterly in the middle of the day.
1 to 2 metres.
Southerly 1 to 2 metres.
Saturday 29 July
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting northerly during the afternoon.
1 to 1.5 metres.
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.