Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Sunday 25 September 2016.
A weak trough and an associated southwesterly wind change will move northeast through southern Queensland waters today. A secondary trough will progress through the area on Monday evening before a weak high over central Australia will extend a ridge across southern waters on Tuesday.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
- Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly during the day. Reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late evening.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore later in the evening.
- Southerly below 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower this morning.
Monday 26 September
- West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds tending southeast to northeasterly about 10 knots in the afternoon.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
- Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
- Mostly sunny.
Tuesday 27 September
- Northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending southeast to southwesterly during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
- Southerly around 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
- Partly cloudy. 20% 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.
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Sunday.