Stiff WSW wind from early and swell looking pretty much dead south. It was totally missing the likes of Manly, but there was a hint at the south end of Curly and Dee Why seemed to be picking up the early sets. It’s set to ramp this morning (see Bureau forecast below).
Not a day for beginners at the magnet spots. Know your limits. Watch it for awhile to see what the bomb sets look like.
Stay safe everyone!
A cold front is moving north along the east coast, with a vigorous southerly wind developing in its wake. Winds will ease on Thursday as a high pressure system moves across the region during the latter part of the week before the next front moves across the state during the weekend.
Forecast for Wednesday until midnight
Gale Warning for Wednesday for Sydney Coast
- South to southwesterly 30 to 45 knots, decreasing to 25 to 30 knots in the evening.
- 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres during the morning.
- Southerly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 3 to 5 metres during the morning.
- Cloudy. 90% chance of showers offshore, 50% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.
- Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.
Thursday 22 July
Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Sydney Coast
- South to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 knots before dawn, then becoming northerly in the afternoon.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
- Southerly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
- Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.
- Large and powerful surf conditions in the early morning are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.
Friday 23 July
- Northerly 15 to 20 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.