Forecast updated at 8:21 am EST on Wednesday 1 April 2015.
A surface trough is moving westwards near the southern Queensland coast, and will push onshore throughout this morning. A high moving eastwards over the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge along the east Queensland coast. A new high will enter the western Tasman Sea late in the week, maintaining the ridge.
Forecast for Wednesday until midnight
- Easterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times offshore this morning and during the early afternoon.
- 1 to 2 metres.
- South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
- Cloudy. 80% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Thursday 2 April
- Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore early in the morning.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
- Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning.
Friday 3 April
- Easterly to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
- Around 1 metre.
- Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
- Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
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.