Capricornia Coastal Waters Forecast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Tuesday 9 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure system over the western Tasman Sea will combine with a broad area of low pressure developing through the Coral Sea to maintain a south to southeasterly wind flow over southern Queensland waters during the forecast period. Winds should decrease below strong on Wednesday as the high weakens slightly.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Capricornia Coast

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Wednesday 10 February

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Capricornia Coast

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Cape Capricorn early in the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Thursday 11 February

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 40% chance of showers.

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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