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

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Monday 21 August 2017.

Weather Situation

A weakening high pressure is moving eastwards across the northern Tasman Sea and extends a weak ridge into southern Queensland waters. A surface trough will move into the southeastern interior of the state during Tuesday and will likely remain slow-moving during Wednesday and Thursday. The surface trough is then likely to move north through southern waters late Thursday night or Friday morning.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore. South to southeasterly 2 to 3.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 22 August

Winds
Northerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 meters inshore. South to southeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore, decreasing to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower inshore, near zero chance elsewhere.

Wednesday 23 August

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1m inshore. South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.

Thursday 24 August

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots turning northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening.

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 Tuesday.

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