No warnings for Queensland
Forecast issued at 5:36 am EST on Monday 2 May 2016.
A large high east of New Zealand extends a ridge along the east coast of Queensland. The high will shift slowly east over the next few days, with the ridge gradually relaxing as a result. A weak trough and low pressure system lies off the far southeast coast, and will most likely move further offshore during today. A surface trough will move eastwards across southern inland Queensland today, approaching the southern coast during the evening.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- Southerly 10 to 15 knots tending southeasterly in the middle of the day then turning south to southwesterly in the evening.
- Around 1 metre, decreasing to 0.5 metres during the afternoon.
- Easterly 1.5 metres.
- Partly cloudy. 60% chance of rain this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Tuesday 3 May
- South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots shifting west to northwesterly early in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon.
- Below 1 metre.
- Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
- 50% chance of showers in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.
Wednesday 4 May
- Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly below 10 knots during the day.
- Below 1 metre.
- Easterly around 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 30% 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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Monday.