Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Wednesday 12 March 2014.
A high over the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge along the southern and central Queensland coast. The high will move to the southeast of New Zealand during today and Thursday, resulting in the ridge gradually weakening.
Forecast for Wednesday until midnight
- Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
- Around 1 metre.
- Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Thursday 13 March
- East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the evening.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
- East to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore by early evening.
Friday 14 March
- Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly during the morning.
- Below 1 metre.
- Easterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
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.