Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Tuesday 21 October 2014.
A strong high in the Tasman Sea is pushing a south to southeasterly wind surge north through southern Queensland waters for the remainder of today. The high will then weaken from Wednesday, with winds subsequently decreasing.
Forecast for Tuesday until midnight
- Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- Southeasterly 1.5 metres.
- Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Wednesday 22 October
- Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
- 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
- Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the morning.
Thursday 23 October
- East to northeasterly about 10 knots tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
- Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
- Mostly sunny.
Friday 24 October
- Northerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon and evening.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.
- 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 4:45 am EST Wednesday.