The Goat’s Surf Forecast
Surf forecast issued Thursday 5 August 2021: Seven day outlook for Sydney:
Wasn’t that a nice surprise for you today if you weren’t expecting waves. Lines were starting to show last night before sundown.
And aren’t Sydney folks fortunate (assuming that the coast is within your exercise limit).. in having a rather unique stretch of coastline that presents North/South surf options in close proximity (assuming they’re within your current exercise limit).
Those with the requisite fitness and skills were able to get in the water at places open to the long period south swell, while there were other more sheltered options for other people… thanks to the long period south swell.
While it’ll be easing back overnight, the outlook is for continuing medium to smaller surf all week.
However, water temp is currently about 18 ish, which is not considered ideal by some of us, especially when combined with fresh offshore winds (ideal though they may be).
TG would prefer it ideally to be a sort of Hawaii-ish/Maldives-ish 28, like it currently is in those places. But here, it ain’t. Funny how he didn’t used to notice it so much..Maybe he used to be somewhere like Hawaii.. haha
Anywho… TG has decided to extend Kind July thinking into Appy August…(ie not Angry August).
No point getting yourself upset about something that is what it ain’t…
And you can think about that on as many levels as you like
Friday: easing back overnight and the day through the 1-2 metre range dead South
Saturday: somewhere in the 1-2 metre range dead South
Monday: 1-2 metre range South East
Tuesday: 1-2 metre range East South East
Wednesday: around 1-ish metres North East
Stay safe – in and out of the water.
Keep smiling – you’ll feel better for it~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Up in the Air
Low moving away, High moving in, with wind variety. Clear skies across the continent = cold nights, sunny days
Down in the Sea
Water temp is about 18 ish.
Not good for us Chicken Goats (?!?) who prefer something around 28 ish … which it would be if you were in Hawaii right now, but you’re not…or the Maldives, and ditto. Never mind.
Weather from the Bureau
Forecast for the rest of Thursday
- Mostly clear.
- Chance of any rain: 5%
Mostly clear. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h.
Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]
Friday 6 August
- Min 10
- Max 20
- Chance of any rain: 0%
Sunny. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h.
Fire Danger – Low-Moderate
Sun protection recommended from 11:20 am to 12:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]
Saturday 7 August
- Min 8
- Max 19
- Mostly sunny.
- Chance of any rain: 10%
Mostly sunny. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h.
Sun protection recommended from 11:00 am to 12:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]
Sunday 8 August
- Min 10
- Max 18
- Shower or two.
- Possible rainfall: 1 to 3 mm
- Chance of any rain: 70%
Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then tending east to southeasterly during the evening.
Sun protection recommended from 10:50 am to 1:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]
Monday 9 August
- Min 12
- Max 19
- Possible shower.
- Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
- Chance of any rain: 40%
Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog in the west. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Tuesday 10 August
Min 10 Max 22 Partly cloudy. Chance of any rain: 5%
Sydney area Partly cloudy. Winds north to northwesterly and light increasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the day.
Wednesday 11 August Summary Min 13 Max 23 Partly cloudy. Chance of any rain: 20%
Sydney area Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming northerly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Thursday 12 August Summary Min 14 Max 21 Partly cloudy. Possible rainfall: 0 to 0.2 mm Chance of any rain: 30%
Sydney area Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning westerly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.