No warnings for Queensland
Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Sunday 31 August 2014.
A weakening low pressure system lies in the Tasman Sea and is expected to shift slowly east southeast during the forecast period. Winds through southern Queensland waters should tend northerly from Monday and increase into Tuesday as a trough approaches from the west. The trough and an associated gusty southwesterly wind change will then most likely move east through southern Queensland waters Tuesday evening.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
- South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending 10 to 15 knots inshore early. Winds becoming south to southeasterly in the late morning and early afternoon.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre later in the evening.
- Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Monday 1 September
- Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
- Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Tuesday 2 September
- North to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots shifting southwesterly during the evening.
- 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
- Southeasterly below 1 metre.
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 Sunday.