Pretty but tiny Monday morning

Posted by: on September 23rd, 2019

Hello Friends,

Stunner of a morning, but it looks like you’d be doing well to catch something with a thigh-high wave face. The point might possibly work (on the bomb sets) if you have a rescue board or something similar. But really, for all practical purposes, it’s flat. If you’re really hanging out to get wet, I’d be checking up toward Longy or around at Curly on the off chance. The Sydney MHL buoy was seeing 1.1 metres of 7-second dribble the SE as of 0600. Wind was out of the west at 6-7 kts around 0740.

Weather call is for partly cloudy and a high of 22 along the coast. Ocean is still on the cool side at 17C but water’s clean.

Both the Wavewatch and ECMWF WAF models are showing tiny conditions today and tomorrow, but while the latter isn’t predicting anything exciting, Wavewatch shows a little south influx of 1.3 metre, 9 second stuff (waist plusses at good exposures). But apart from that, the long range outlook is a very Spring like, ie weak and tiny dribble in the ankle to knee high range.

Have a top old Monday everyone!

Monday 0730 – too small to surf at the point, maybe knee high along the beach

Sydney Coastal Waters Forecast: Broken Bay to Port Hacking
View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:10 am EST on Monday 23 September 2019.

Weather Situation
A southerly change that reached the Macquarie Waters overnight will continue moving north today, reaching the Far North Waters this evening. Meanwhile, fresh and gusty west to southwesterly winds will affect southern parts of the coast today as a cold front clips the state’s southeast. A high pressure system is then set to become predominant over the region Tuesday onwards.

Forecast for Monday until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Sydney Coast
Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.
Tuesday 24 September
Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.
Wednesday 25 September
Winds
West to southwesterly below 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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