Fraser Island Coastal Waters Forecast: Sandy Cape to Double Island Point

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Tuesday 16 July 2019.

Weather Situation

A large high [1033hPa] over the western Great Australian Bight extends a ridge into south Queensland waters leading to moderate to fresh south to southwesterly winds. Winds will weaken this evening as the ridge relaxes with light winds continuing into Wednesday. A trough passage will lead to freshening westerly winds over the southern waters on late Wednesday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Variable below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Wednesday 17 July

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Inshore winds west to southwesterly below 10 knots in the morning, turning northeasterly in the afternoon with weak sea breezes.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to southerly 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 18 July

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending southwesterly during the morning, then tending south to southeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 19 July

Winds
Southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Wednesday.

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