Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Friday 29 May 2015.
A high pressure centre will remain slow moving near the northern New South Wales or southern Queensland coast during today, maintaining a weak ridge over southern Queensland waters. The ridge will relax further during the weekend as the high centre weakens and shifts east.
Forecast for Friday until midnight
- Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower offshore early this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Saturday 30 May
- Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly below 10 knots in the morning then becoming variable in the middle of the day.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
- 30% chance of a shower in the early morning. Mostly sunny day.
Sunday 31 May
- West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day then becoming north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
- Around 1 metre.
- South to southeasterly around 1 metre.
- Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.
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 3:50 pm EST Friday.