Capricornia Coastal Waters Forecast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:46 am EST on Friday 18 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure should remain over Queensland's southern coast for the next few days. Ex-Tropical Cyclone Ita lies over the Tasman Sea and is heading towards New Zealand, but is still directing a low to moderate south-southeast swell towards Queensland's southeast waters.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.

Saturday 19 April

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.

Sunday 20 April

Winds
North to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.

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 Friday.

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