Forecast issued at 10:02 am EST on Wednesday 25 November 2015.
A high in the Tasman Sea will extend a ridge into the southern Coral Sea through today. Northerly winds are expected to strengthen over far southern waters on Thursday ahead of a surface trough that should move through far southern waters during Friday.
Forecast for Wednesday until midnight
- North to northwesterly about 10 knots tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
- Easterly around 1 metre.
- Cloud clearing.
Thursday 26 November
Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Gold Coast Waters
- Northerly 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon and reaching up to 30 knots in the late evening.
- 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres around midday.
- South to southeasterly below 1 metre.
- Mostly sunny.
Friday 27 November
- North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots shifting south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
- 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
- 1st Swell
- Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon or evening.
- 2nd Swell
- East to northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and 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.
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Wednesday.