Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Thursday 27 October 2016.
A high pressure system over the southern Coral Sea extends a weak ridge over southern waters. The ridge will be maintained as the high moves to the southeast and weakens while another high moves into the Tasman Sea later in the week.
Forecast for Thursday until midnight
- North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Point Lookout during the day.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore south of Point Lookout.
- Southerly below 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower inshore during this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Point Lookout during this afternoon and evening.
Friday 28 October
- Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly in the late afternoon.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
- East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower south of Point Lookout at night. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Point Lookout from the late morning.
Saturday 29 October
- Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
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 Thursday.