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

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Sunday 20 May 2018.

Weather Situation

A strong, slow-moving high pressure system over the Great Australian Bight extends a ridge over South Queensland waters. A trough will move over southern waters this evening with a burst of west to southwesterly winds expected to the south of Agnes waters. A weak ridge will then develop in the wake of the trough from late Monday morning with light and variable winds and weak inshore afternoon sea breezes developing, especially about the southeast coast.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Monday 21 May

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots with a change from the south in the early morning. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots around midday.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Southerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 22 May

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 23 May

Winds
South to southwesterly below 10 knots tending southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
1st Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
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 Monday.

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