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

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Monday 18 October 2021.

Weather Situation

A weak high [1019 hPa] gradually moving east over the Tasman Sea maintains a weak ridge across southern waters. A weak trough developing off the NSW coast early Tuesday may move through far southern waters late Tuesday or Wednesday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening.

Tuesday 19 October

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to northeasterly during the day then becoming variable during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Wednesday 20 October

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then tending north to northeasterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 3:50 pm EST Monday.

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