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

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Forecast issued at 3:52 pm EST on Wednesday 26 September 2018.

Weather Situation

A weak trough will move north over the New South Wales coast overnight tonight. This trough and an associated southwest to southeasterly wind change will possibly extend north into Gold Coast waters during Thursday before weakening further late in the day. Winds will then tend northerly on Friday and Saturday and gradually freshen ahead of a coastal trough that is expected to move north over the northern New South Wales coast late Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to northeasterly during the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre inshore, tending southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 27 September

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning before shifting back to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre inshore, tending southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 28 September

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre inshore, tending southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 29 September

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny day. 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 Thursday.

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