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

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Sunday 29 November 2020.

Weather Situation

A high [1017 hPa] lies over the Tasman Sea, extending a ridge along the Queensland east coast. Northerly winds will develop as the ridge weakens and moves off the southern Queensland coast over the next few days, while a trough moves into the southern inland. A brief southerly wind change may reach far southern waters on Monday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots south of Eurong in the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 30 November

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the morning then tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 1 December

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 3:50 pm EST Sunday.

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