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

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Tuesday 22 September 2020.

Weather Situation

A high [1026 hPa] east of New Zealand extends a weakening ridge over eastern Queensland. A trough over the southeastern inland will move eastwards across central and southeastern Queensland later Tuesday and Wednesday, while remaining fairly stable over southern Gulf waters. A new high [1024 hPa] off the southwestern WA, will build a ridge across most of the state in the wake of the trough over the next few days.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Wednesday 23 September

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the afternoon and evening.

Thursday 24 September

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting south to southwesterly in the morning. In the afternoon winds becoming east to northeasterly.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 25 September

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the evening.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am EST Wednesday.

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