Capricornia Coastal Waters Forecast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Wednesday 24 May 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system in the Tasman Sea extends a weak ridge over south Queensland waters. A surface trough will move through southern inland Queensland today and push off the southern coast overnight into Thursday. The ridge will become reestablished in the wake of the trough as the next high pressure system moves into southeastern Australia.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore southern waters.
2nd Swell
Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 25 May

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore southern waters.
2nd Swell
Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 26 May

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore southern waters.
2nd Swell
Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
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 Wednesday.

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