Day 2 - Forecast - Southerly to bring the Fleet to QLD

WED 2

SITUATION    

S change now through the fleet and S to SE wind will continue until the end of the race for all boats.

Most consistent S wind looks to be THU morning.

There has been an isolated shower or 2 with the S front – most showers and storms were late yesterday with the pre-frontal trough and most ahead of the fleet.

High pressure will build off the NSW S coast tonight and tomorrow, and the S winds will contract north along the NSW coast – easing and shifting SE-NE on the central coast.

The wind will moderate on the NSW north coast later THU and FRI and turn SE-NE later SAT 06.

FORECAST (stepping north with the fleet; wind is average, gusts will be stronge

 

WED 03  Hunter to far north coast

WIND  SW-S/15-25 then S-SE/16-23 afternoon and back S/18-24 overnight; less S-SW/10-15 winds very close to the coast.

WAVES 1.5m waves on a 1m E swell

WEATHER  mostly cloudy with a few showers 

 

THU 04  Coffs to SE QLD

WIND  SW-S/17-24 easing from the south SE/14-18 at night but persisting SE/15-22 in the north; strongest SE breeze offshore in the afternoon and night – with S-SW/8-14 very close to the coast.

WAVES  1.5m waves and 1m SE swell

WEATHER  fairly cloudy with a morning shower or 2; clearing from the south during the day

 

FRI 05  Far north coast NSW and SE QLD

WIND  SW-S-SE/10-15 easing from the south

WAVES 1-1.5m waves and 1m SE swell

WEATHER  partly cloudy – mostly dry

 

End

 

 

Pittwater to Southport

 

The Pittwater to Paradise Regatta will be starting on Sydney's Pittwater,  1 hour drive north from Sydney's CBD on January 2, 2018 and run through to 9 January, 2018.

The ocean race offers competitors a strategic challenge as they race between the surfline and the current, past unsurpassed scenic coastlines, prior to arriving in one of Queensland's most popular coastal cities. Once on the Gold Coast boats will enjoy a four day series regatta hosted by the Southport Yacht Club.

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