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

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Thursday 25 August 2016.

Weather Situation

A ridge extends eastwards through southern Queensland. A complex area of low pressure lies over the central Tasman Sea. Relatively strong pressure gradient between these two features lies over southern Queensland waters.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
South to southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Northerly around 1 metre.
2nd Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 26 August

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Swell
South to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore around midday.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower inshore in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.

Saturday 27 August

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.

Sunday 28 August

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning southeasterly 20 to 25 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

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 Friday.

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