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

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Tuesday 26 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A high over southern Western Australia extends a ridge across Queensland. The high will move slowly eastwards during the next few days, with the ridge strengthening in response.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Variable below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 27 July

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 28 July

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots turning southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late morning and afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
1st Swell
Southerly below 1 metre, tending southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
2nd Swell
East to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 29 July

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 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 Wednesday.

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