Forecast issued at 3:54 pm EST on Friday 1 July 2016.
A large high over the Nullarbor Plain is forecast to move eastwards across the south of the continent through today and over the weekend. The high should become centred close to southeast Queensland on Sunday with winds easing over far southern waters as a result.
Forecast for Friday until midnight
- West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
- South to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Saturday 2 July
- Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds tending south to southeasterly during the late morning.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
- Southerly around 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
- Mostly sunny.
Sunday 3 July
- South to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming easterly in the evening.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
- Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore north of Point Lookout, near zero chance elsewhere.
Monday 4 July
- East to northeasterly about 10 knots becoming northerly during the day then increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southerly around 1 metre.
- Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
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 4:45 am EST Saturday.