No warnings for Queensland
Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Monday 1 May 2017.
A high pressure system will shift further east into the Tasman Sea today, resulting in winds gradually decreasing and tending more onshore over southern Queensland waters. Winds will weaken further on Tuesday as the high shifts east to New Zealand. A new high pressure system will move east over the Great Australian Bight towards southeastern Australia on Wednesday, gradually extending a firm ridge into southern Queensland waters.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- Southeasterly about 10 knots tending easterly below 10 knots in the evening.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
- Mostly clear.
Tuesday 2 May
- Variable about 10 knots, tending northeasterly 10 to 15 knots inshore in the afternoon.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southerly below 1 metre offshore.
- Partly cloudy.
Wednesday 3 May
- Variable below 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
- East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
Thursday 4 May
- South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
- 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
- 1st Swell
- Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
- 2nd Swell
- Easterly around 1 metre.
- 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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am EST Tuesday.