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

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Forecast issued at 3:56 pm EST on Wednesday 8 April 2020.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge extends across Southern waters from a high [1030 hPa] in the Great Australian Bight. The high will slowly move to the east during the next few days maintaining the ridge and southeasterly trade winds.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Thursday 9 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Friday 10 April

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon, then tending north to northeasterly in the evening
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre in the afternoon.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. Possible shower.

Saturday 11 April

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, tending west to northwesterly in the morning, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the morning. Winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the morning.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. Possible shower.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am EST Thursday.

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