Capricornia Coastal Waters Forecast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Saturday 28 May 2016.

Weather Situation

Fresh to strong and gusty westerly winds are expected following the passage of a surface trough. A high over central Australia will extend a ridge along the east coast of Queensland in the wake of the trough.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending northwest to southwesterly in the early afternoon then tending southeast to southwesterly in the late evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Agnes Water in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre around midday, then increasing to around 1 metre later in the evening.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore southern waters.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore north of Cape Capricorn this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.

Sunday 29 May

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southeasterly before dawn then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Cape Capricorn early in the morning.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore southern waters.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 30 May

Winds
Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the evening. Winds shifting east to northeasterly inshore in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore southern waters.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 Saturday.

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