Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Sunday 28 August 2016.
Winds over southern Queensland waters will decrease and gradually tend more onshore today as a low pressure system over the far southern Coral Sea shifts further east. A large high over New South Wales should move slowly east east across the Tasman Sea during the forecast period, extending a ridge into southern Queensland waters.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
- South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the morning. Winds tending east to southeasterly in the afternoon and evening.
- Around 1 metre.
- Southeasterly around 1 metre offshore southern waters.
- Mostly sunny.
Monday 29 August
- East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots from the late afternoon.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
- Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore southern waters, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
- Partly cloudy.
Tuesday 30 August
- Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
- 1.5 metres.
- Southerly below 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 30% 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 Sunday.