Capricornia Coastal Waters Forecast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Tuesday 6 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system near New Zealand extends a ridge through the southwest Coral Sea. A surface trough will move eastwards over the Queensland interior today and will combine with the ridge to maintain a fresh to strong north to northeasterly flow over South Queensland waters.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Agnes Water.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 7 December

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the morning then increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore during the afternoon.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 8 December

Winds
Northerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the day, reaching 15 to 20 knots inshore during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Tuesday.

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