Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Monday 10 March 2014.
A high over the Tasman Sea will move slowly eastwards during the next couple of days, maintaining a firm ridge over southern and central Queensland waters. The ridge will weaken during Wednesday as the high shifts to the southeast of New Zealand.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- East to Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
- 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday.
- Easterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning, then tending southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Tuesday 11 March
- Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Wednesday 12 March
- Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning easterly during the evening.
- Around 1 metre.
- Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
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.