Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Tuesday 30 August 2016.
A large high pressure system over the western Tasman Sea will move slowly east during the forecast period, extending a ridge into southern Queensland waters.
Forecast for Tuesday until midnight
- East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, tending east to northeasterly in the evening.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southerly below 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy.
Wednesday 31 August
- Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly in the morning. Reaching up to 20 knots south of Point Lookout in the evening.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Point Lookout by early evening.
- Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
- Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Thursday 1 September
- Northerly 15 to 20 knots.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the evening.
- Easterly below 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
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 Tuesday.