Capricornia Coastal Waters Forecast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads

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Forecast issued at 4:46 am EST on Thursday 21 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A large high lies over Tasmania and will move slowly to the east and strengthen over the next few days. A trough will remain relatively slow-moving over southern coastal waters.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.

Friday 22 August

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Agnes Water in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.

Saturday 23 August

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.

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 Thursday.

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