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

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Forecast issued at 4:03 pm EST on Friday 30 September 2016.

Weather Situation

A complex low lies over southeastern Australia, with an associated series of surface troughs moving through southern Queensland waters during the remainder of today and Saturday. The low should then shift further south while weakening on Sunday, with a high pressure centre expected to move east over southern Queensland waters early Sunday. A new trough system will move rapidly east over Queensland on Monday, most likely entering southern Queensland waters late Monday night.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots. Turning west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres
Weather
Clear.

Saturday 1 October

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots late morning. Winds becoming northeast to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots mid afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Sunday 2 October

Winds
Northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots early in the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 3 October

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending west to northwesterly during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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 Saturday.

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