Forecast issued at 10:00 am EST on Thursday 2 October 2014.
A surface trough will move north through southern waters today. A high pressure system will move over slowly over southeastern Australia during the next few days extending a ridge into southern waters.
Forecast for Thursday until midnight
- Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to northeasterly at around 10 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots north of Point Lookout this morning.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
- Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Friday 3 October
- North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
- South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Saturday 4 October
- North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
- Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
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 3:50 pm EST Thursday.