Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Wednesday 29 July 2015.
A strong high over southern Australia extends a firm ridge along the east Queensland coast. The high is expected to weaken as it moves east into the Tasman Sea on Thursday, with the ridge easing along the east coast.
Forecast for Wednesday until midnight
- Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Light winds close inshore early.
- 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
- Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, reaching 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
- Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Thursday 30 July
- South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
- Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers in the morning.
Friday 31 July
- Variable about 10 knots becoming northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then becoming northerly about 10 knots during the evening.
- Around 1 metre.
- Easterly around 1 metre.
- 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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Wednesday.