Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Wednesday 25 May 2016.
A high is shifting slowly eastwards over New South Wales and this will maintain a ridge through northern Queensland waters over the next few days.
Forecast for Wednesday until midnight
- South to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming easterly in the late afternoon.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southeasterly below 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy.
Thursday 26 May
- North to northeasterly about 10 knots.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre through the Capricorn Channel by early evening.
- East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Friday 27 May
- Northerly 10 to 15 knots tending northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
- East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre through the Capricorn Channel.
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 3:50 pm EST Wednesday.