Capricornia Coastal Waters Forecast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads

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Forecast updated at 11:52 pm EST on Tuesday 4 August 2015.

Weather Situation

A trough currently extends over Capricornia waters and will move further northeast overnight. A second trough will develop over inland southeast Queensland overnight and move east through southern waters early Wednesday. A high to the southwest of Australia will move slowly eastwards over the next few days, extending a firm ridge across Queensland in the wake of the troughs.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre south of Cape Capricorn.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre in southern waters.
2nd Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Wednesday 5 August

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Capricornia Coast

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots south of Cape Capricorn in the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore south of Agnes Water later in the evening.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres in southern waters, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 6 August

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 7 August

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots turning southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
1st Swell
Below 0.5 metres, tending southerly 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
2nd Swell
Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
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 4:45 am EST Wednesday.

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