Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Monday 27 March 2017.
A weak ridge will lie through southern Queensland waters over the next few days. Tropical cyclone Debbie lies in the western Coral Sea and is expected to move west-southwestwards towards the northeast Queensland coast over the next few days. This will lead to a strengthening of winds through waters north of Fraser Island.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- Easterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
- Below 1 metre.
- 1st Swell
- South to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
- 2nd Swell
- Northerly below 1 metre developing in the evening, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
- Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers inshore, 30% chance elsewhere.
Tuesday 28 March
- East to northeasterly about 10 knots, reaching up to 15 knots at times during the late afternoon and evening.
- Below 1 metre.
- Northerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
- Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore north of Point Lookout, near zero chance elsewhere.
Wednesday 29 March
- Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
- Around 1 metre.
- Northerly around 1 metre.
- 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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Monday.