This should see a strong building trend in ENE swell throughout Wednesday, reaching a peak during Thursday and Friday. Based on current model runs we’re likely to see solid four to six feet across Sydney and the South Coast’s exposed open beaches, with potential for larger surf through the height of this episode late Thursday/ early Friday.
At this point Friday and Saturday are likely to see the pick of this episode, with excellent surface conditions likely on both days. As the trough weakens and drifts further offshore on Thursday night winds are likely to shift from light NNE early on Friday to light W during the morning and potentially light NW to NE later in the day.
Likewise Saturday holds good potential for light WNW winds tending light NE during the day as ENE swell hangs in at a solid three to four feet across the region. Check Wednesday’s detailed update for more on this as the system develops.