Capricornia Coastal Waters Forecast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads

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Forecast issued at 3:54 pm EST on Tuesday 27 September 2016.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge over southern inland Queensland will move eastwards over southern waters on Wednesday. A strong cold front will move rapidly eastwards across inland Queensland on Thursday, reaching southern waters late in the evening and moving further offshore on Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore southern waters.
Weather
Clear.

Wednesday 28 September

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
South to southeasterly around 1 metre offshore southern waters.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 29 September

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots turning northwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore southern waters.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Friday 30 September

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots offshore initially and 20 to 25 knots inshore. Winds tending northwest to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 40% chance of showers.

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 4:45 am EST Wednesday.

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