Forecast updated at 12:18 pm EST on Thursday 11 February 2016.
A slow-moving high pressure system over the Tasman Sea will combine with a low pressure developing in the Coral Sea to maintain a fresh to strong south to southeasterly wind flow over southern Queensland waters during the forecast period.
Forecast for Thursday until midnight
- Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times.
- 1.5 to 2 metres.
- Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
- Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Friday 12 February
- Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
- 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
- Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
Saturday 13 February
- Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
- Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
- Mostly sunny. 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 Thursday.