Capricornia Coastal Waters Forecast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Sunday 3 March 2024.

Weather Situation

A high [1020 hPa] in the northern Tasman Sea extends a weak ridge over south Queensland waters. A trough will move east across the southeast waters on Monday. A new ridge and southeasterly wind surge will extend over the south Queensland waters in the wake of the trough on Monday, as a high moves east across Tasmania.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 4 March

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming easterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tuesday 5 March

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing up to 25 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing up to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
1st Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore southern waters during the morning.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore southern waters, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Sunday.

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