Forecast issued at 3:54 pm EST on Tuesday 3 March 2015.
A high in the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge into southern Queensland waters. The ridge will relax from the south tonight and Wednesday as the high shifts further east and weakens. A trough will move northwards along the New South Wales coast during Thursday and is expected to enter far southern Queensland waters Thursday evening.
Forecast for Tuesday until midnight
- East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
- Around 1 metre.
- Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
- Mostly clear.
Wednesday 4 March
- Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly in the evening.
- Around 1 metre.
- Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
- Mostly sunny.
Thursday 5 March
- North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots before dawn then shifting southeasterly 15 to 25 knots in the late afternoon.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres later in the evening.
- Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
- Mostly sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening.
Friday 6 March
- Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots turning easterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- North to northeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the evening.
- Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.
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 4:45 am EST Wednesday.