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

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:59 pm EST on Sunday 22 January 2017.

Weather Situation

A high over the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge into southern Queensland waters. The ridge will gradually weaken during Monday and Tuesday as the high shifts further east over the Tasman Sea. A new high will likely develop over the Tasman Sea on Wednesday, again extending a weak ridge into southern Queensland waters.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy.

Monday 23 January

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning easterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Tuesday 24 January

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 25 January

Winds
Northeast to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
1st Swell
South to southeasterly around 1 metre offshore.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
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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