Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Friday 27 November 2015.
A high in the Tasman Sea extends a weak ridge along the eastern Queensland coast. A southeasterly wind change is moving slowly through the Fraser Island Waters, and will weaken during Sunday.
Forecast for Friday until midnight
- Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres inshore.
- Southerly around 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
- Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower north of Point Lookout, near zero chance elsewhere.
Saturday 28 November
- Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning easterly in the afternoon.
- Around 1 metre.
- 1st Swell
- Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
- 2nd Swell
- Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then tending east to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
- Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.
Sunday 29 November
- East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the afternoon.
- Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
- Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
Monday 30 November
- Northerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times offshore.
- 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore south of Point Lookout.
- Easterly around 1 metre.
- 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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