Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Tuesday 26 July 2016.
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
- Variable below 10 knots.
- Below 0.5 metres.
- Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
- Partly cloudy.
Wednesday 27 July
- Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
- Partly cloudy.
Thursday 28 July
- Southerly 15 to 25 knots turning southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late morning and afternoon.
- 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.
- Mostly sunny.
Friday 29 July
- East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
- Around 1 metre.
- South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
- 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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am EST Wednesday.