Roger Badham's prediciting a good southerly breeze for the Club Marine Pittwater to Southport Yacht Race. It's unseasonable to have this weather pattern but for the competitors it will be a major welcome making it a fast race which should see some spectacular sailing!
A front is expected run up the NSW coast passing Sydney later afternoon/evening on Sunday 1st followed by a spell of SE winds onto the NSW coast.
The front is expected to move up all the NSW coast.
High pressure will follow the front to Bass St and at the same time a tropical monsoon trough and low pressure will be on the central QLD coast.
Between these 2 weather systems, The SE wind will be stronger on the north NSW coast during the race period.
FORECAST (weather, rain, wind, sea)
SYDNEY-HUNTER: fairly cloudy, shower or 2, SE/15-20, 2m sea/swell
MID NORTH COAST: partly cloudy, shower or 2, SE/12-16
FAR NORTH COAST: partly cloudy, shower or 2, SE/15-20
SE QLD: mostly cloudy, few showers, SE/20-25
FAR NORTH COAST: mostly cloudy, few showers, SE/20-25
SE QLD: cloudy, rain, SE/20-25
SE QLD: cloudy with rain and possible thunderstorms