Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Monday 24 October 2016.
A high pressure system over southeastern Australia will move eastwards into the southern Coral Sea over the next few days, extending a weak ridge over southern waters.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to northeasterly below 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming north to northeasterly in the evening.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
- Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
- Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Tuesday 25 October
- Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon, then increasing to 1.5 metres by early evening.
- Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
- Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Wednesday 26 October
- Northerly 15 to 20 knots tending northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres south of Point Lookout during the afternoon or evening.
- Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- Mostly sunny.
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.