Forecast updated at 1:49 pm EST on Monday 20 February 2017.
A surface trough and an associated southerly wind change will move through southern Queensland waters this morning. A high pressure system moving east into the Tasman Sea will then gradually extend a ridge northwards into southern Queensland waters in the wake of the trough on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times inshore during the afternoon.
- About 1 metre.
- Easterly below 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Tuesday 21 February
- Southeasterly about 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots early in the morning and increasing further to 15 to 20 knots from the late morning.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
- Southerly below 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Wednesday 22 February
- Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
- Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
- Partly cloudy. 60% 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.
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Monday.