Fishing alert for Sat 7 OctA trough off the NSW coast is bringing a fresh to strong southerly change to southern and central parts of the coast over Friday night.The BOM is warning of hazardous fishing and boating conditions for Saturday with seas from the Hunter south to Eden of 3 m and swell of about 2.5.
Be careful to check forecasts and local conditions before you head out. Check local forecasts on the BOM website athttp://www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts/map.shtmlAlways tell someone where you are going and when you plan on coming back. If the rock platform is wet ask yourself 'why is it wet?' then watch the ocean for waves and swells for at least 20 minutes. Always fish with a friend, wear proper rockfishing footwear, light warm high visibilty clothing, and wear a life jacket in case you get washed in. Stay safe, always watch the local conditions before fishing and never turn your back on the ocean.