Capricornia Coastal Waters Forecast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads

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Forecast issued at 4:46 am EST on Tuesday 21 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A strong high in the Tasman Sea will push a south to southeasterly wind surge north through southern Queensland waters today. The high will then weaken from Wednesday, with winds subsequently decreasing.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres north of Agnes Water.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers south of Cape Capricorn, 20% chance elsewhere.

Wednesday 22 October

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers offshore south of Cape Capricorn, 40% chance elsewhere.

Thursday 23 October

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
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 Tuesday.

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