Capricornia Coastal Waters Forecast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Monday 15 July 2024.

Weather Situation

A low pressure area [988 hPa] will persist in the Tasman Sea for several days, moving east from Friday. A high [1026 hPa] south of Australia extends a ridge over the south Queensland waters, combining with the low pressure area to increase winds over the south Queensland waters. The high will drift north over the next few days, moving over central Australia on Thursday. The ridge will strengthen from Wednesday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore south of Cape Capricorn.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore southern waters.
2nd Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Tuesday 16 July

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Agnes Water during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Cape Capricorn around midday.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 17 July

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Cape Capricorn.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 18 July

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 4:45 am EST Tuesday.

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