Forecast updated at 6:01 am EST on Saturday 8 March 2014.
A high over the Tasman Sea will move slowly eastwards over the weekend and maintain a firm ridge over southern and central Queensland waters. The high will continue slowly eastwards towards New Zealand early next week with the firm ridge persisting along the southern and central east coast of Queensland.
Forecast for Saturday until midnight
- Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times. Winds turning easterly in the evening.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
- Southeasterly around 1 metre, tending easterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Sunday 9 March
- Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Easterly 1.5 metres.
Monday 10 March
- East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
- 1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
- Easterly 1.5 to 2 metres, tending southeasterly 1.5 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 Saturday.