Point Danger to Wooli
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Issued at 4:10 AM EST on Wednesday 22 May 2013
A deep low pressure system over the southeastern Tasman Sea is moving towards New Zealand and a high pressure ridge over the northern Tasman Sea is weakening. Later on Thursday a low pressure trough will form near the New South Wales coast with a low expected to develop off the central coast by early Friday. A high pressure ridge is then expected to develop across New South Wales on Saturday.
Far North Coastal Waters, Point Danger to Wooli and 60nm seawards:
Wednesday: Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Up to 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Thursday: Winds: West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Up to 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Friday: Winds: West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly 25 to 35 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 4 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 PM EST Wednesday.
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