Capricornia Coastal Waters Forecast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads

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Forecast issued at 4:46 am EST on Monday 26 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge extends through South Queensland Waters. A trough will move northwards during today producing a southeasterly change, while a ridge will build along the southern Queensland coast following the passage of the trough.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Agnes Water from late this morning.

Tuesday 27 January

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Cape Capricorn.

Wednesday 28 January

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 Monday.

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