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

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Saturday 17 November 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system near New Zealand will extend a weak ridge just off the southeast coast of Queensland this morning. A surface trough and an associated southeasterly change are expected to move north through far southern waters this afternoon, and extend further north to Capricornia waters on Sunday. A new ridge will develop along the southern coast in the the wake of the trough.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 18 November

Winds
Easterly about 10 knots shifting southeasterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Winds increasing further to 20 to 25 knots late afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers in the morning and afternoon.

Monday 19 November

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
1st Swell
Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
South to southeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
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 3:50 pm EST Saturday.

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