Capricornia Coastal Waters Forecast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads

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Forecast issued at 10:05 pm EST on Wednesday 1 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A high moving eastwards over the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge along the east Queensland coast. A new high will enter the western Tasman Sea late in the week, maintaining the ridge early in the weekend, but the ridge will weaken substantially from Sunday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 2 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Friday 3 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 4 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to northeasterly below 10 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 4:45 am EST Thursday.

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