Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Wednesday 24 September 2014.
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge along the Queensland east coast. The high is expected to slowly move eastwards over the next few days while relaxing the ridge along the Queensland east coast. A surface trough situated across central Australia is expected to move eastwards into southwest Queensland later today before moving through southeast Queensland later in the week.
Forecast for Wednesday until midnight
- Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly in the morning.
- Below 1 metre.
- South to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Thursday 25 September
- Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly 15 to 20 knots before dawn.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
- Southeasterly around 1 metre.
- Isolated thunderstorms in the late afternoon and evening.
Friday 26 September
- Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots shifting southerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
- 1 to 2 metres.
- Southeasterly below 1 metre, tending southerly 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon or 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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Wednesday.