Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
Hazardous Surf Warning for New South Wales
Issued at 4:00 am EDT on Thursday 18 January 2018
for the period until midnight EDT Thursday 18 January 2018.
Surf and swell conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities
such as rock fishing, boating, and swimming in the following areas.
Thursday 18 January
Hazardous Surf Warning for:
Byron Coast, Coffs Coast, Macquarie Coast, Hunter Coast and Sydney Coast
NSW Police Force, Marine Area Command advise that:
- People should consider staying out of the water and avoid walking near
- Rock fishers should avoid coastal rock platforms exposed to the ocean and seek
a safe location that is sheltered from the surf.
- Boaters planning to cross shallow water and ocean bars should consider changing
or delaying their voyage.
- Boaters already on the water should carry the appropriate safety equipment and
wear a lifejacket.
- Boaters should remember to log on with their local Marine Rescue radio base,
via VHF Radio or the Marine Rescue APP, and consider their safety management
No further warnings will be issued for this event, but the situation will
continue to be monitored and further warnings issued if necessary.
Check the Coastal Waters Forecast for information on wind, wave and weather
conditions for these areas at http://www.bom.gov.au/nsw/ or on marine radio.
Sydney (33.8671°S, 151.2071°E, 74m AMSL) Sydney,NSW set as my default location ›
Right NowCurrently at Sydney 24.9°
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- E 20km/h
- Rainfall since 9am
7 day forecast
Today: Sunny. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening.
Forecast for Sydney (33.8671°S, 151.2071°E, 74m AMSL) Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Summary Minimum 16° 17° 19° 22° 22° 22° 21° Maximum 28° 31° 31° 31° 35° 27° 27° Chance of rain 5% 5% 10% 10% 50% 80% 70% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm UV index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 5
Wind direction WNW E NNE ENE NNE ENE NNE ENE NNE NE S SE SSE ESE Relative humidity 51% 40% 54% 38% 56% 38% 64% 52% 64% 45% 70% 63% 73% 63% Dew point 11°C 13°C 14°C 16°C 15°C 15°C 19°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 19°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Sydney (33.8671°S, 151.2071°E, 74m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon 5:34am EDT 6:02am EDT 8:08pm EDT 8:37pm EDT 6:48am EDT Waxing crescent First quarter Jan 25 Full moon Feb 01 Last quarter Feb 08 New moon Feb 16