Forecast issued at 4:47 am EST on Tuesday 24 January 2017.
Weak high pressure centres over the Tasman Sea will maintain a weak ridge into southern Queensland waters during the next few days. The ridge will likely strengthen late in the week as a new, stronger high moves east into the Tasman Sea.
Forecast for Tuesday until midnight
- Variable about 10 knots, tending northerly 10 to 15 knots during the morning and reaching up to 20 knots at times inshore in the afternoon.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
- Southeasterly below 1 metre, tending southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
- Cloud clearing.
Wednesday 25 January
- Northerly 10 to 15 knots tending variable below 10 knots during the morning before becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
- Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
- Southerly below 1 metre offshore.
- Partly cloudy.
Thursday 26 January
- North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the day then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
- Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
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 Tuesday.