Capricornia Coastal Waters Forecast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads

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Forecast issued at 4:46 am EST on Friday 28 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A strengthening ridge of high pressure extends along the east Queensland coast. A coastal trough is moving northwards to lie near Fraser Island by this evening and then weakening.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers south of Cape Capricorn, 30% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm from late this morning.

Saturday 29 November

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Agnes Water in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Sunday 30 November

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% 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 3:50 pm EST Friday.

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