Capricornia Coastal Waters Forecast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Friday 1 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A new high is entering southwest Australia and is forecast to move eastwards across the south of the continent through today and over the weekend. The high should become centred close to southeast Queensland on Sunday with winds easing over far southern waters as a result.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day. Reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
1st Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore southern waters, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
2nd Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Saturday 2 July

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly in the early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore southern waters.
Weather
Sunny.

Sunday 3 July

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore southern waters.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. Wind warnings are issued for today and tomorrow and describe the highest category of wind warning for that day.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Friday.

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