Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Wednesday 31 August 2016.
A large high pressure system over the Tasman Sea will move slowly east during the forecast period, extending a ridge into southern Queensland waters.
Forecast for Wednesday until midnight
- Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly in the late morning and early afternoon.
- Around 1 metre.
- Southerly below 1 metre.
- Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Thursday 1 September
- North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
- East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Friday 2 September
- Northerly 20 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots during the evening.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
- 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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Wednesday.