Forecast issued at 4:46 am EST on Saturday 25 October 2014.
A weakening ridge extends along the east Queensland coast. Northerly winds will freshen over far southern waters during the weekend, and should strengthen further on Monday as a trough moves east over the southern interior of the state.
Forecast for Saturday until midnight
- Northerly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning and reaching up to 25 knots at times during the late afternoon and evening.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday.
- East to southeasterly 1.5 metres.
- Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening.
Sunday 26 October
- Northerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 25 knots offshore in the morning. Winds increasing to 20 to 25 knots throughout in the afternoon and evening.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
- Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon.
Monday 27 October
- Northerly 20 to 30 knots.
- 2.5 to 3 metres.
- Easterly below 1 metre.
- Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
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 Saturday.