Still a few head plus sets at Dee Why this morning, but the biggest ones were along the beach where it was shutting down mercilessly. It can make for some nice pictures, but in reality most rides were a couple of turns at best. The point was busy and less consistent, however, if you were in the spot much fun could be had. Out at sea, the swell was 2 metres at 10 seconds from the south while wind was out of the WNW at 6-8 kts as of 1000. First tide of the daylight hours is the 1100 high. Weather should stay sunny and mild and wind shouldn’t change much. Opportunities all day from the look of it. Water’s clean and sitting on 20C.
If you can’t make it to the beach today, you should still have a shot again tomorrow…
Winds are easing as a strong high pressure system over South Australia extends a ridge towards New South Wales. The high is expected move across the state over the coming days and becoming the dominant influence for the first half of the week. A strong cold front is forecast to cross the state between Thursday and Friday, with strengthening northwest winds ahead of its passage. A deep low pressure system may form off the South Coast once the cold front enters the coastal waters on Friday morning, and this may bring vigorous south to southwesterly winds and hazardous surf conditions with large and powerful waves across the coast through Friday and Saturday.
Forecast for Tuesday until midnight
- Variable about 10 knots.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southerly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Wednesday 24 May
- Northwesterly about 10 knots tending northerly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- Surf conditions 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.
Thursday 25 May
- Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning northwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
- Southerly 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
- Mostly sunny.