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

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Wednesday 21 April 2021.

Weather Situation

A high [1016 hPa] in the southern Coral Sea extends a weak ridge along the coast. A trough will approach the southeast coast and move offshore this evening. A new high will slowly move into the Great Australian Bight over the next few days, extending a strengthening ridge along the coast.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Thursday 22 April

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, increasing to below 1 metre offshore.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Becoming cloudy.

Friday 23 April

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 24 April

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Thursday.

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