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

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Tuesday 26 March 2019.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure will extend off the east Queensland coast for the next few days. A trough in the Coral Sea is likely to move into southern waters this evening or tomorrow morning and extend northwards to Fraser and Capricorn waters during Wednesday, leading to freshening southeast to easterly winds.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 27 March

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
1st Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain.

Thursday 28 March

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
1st Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Southerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain.

Friday 29 March

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
1st Swell
Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and 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 Wednesday.

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