Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Friday 30 January 2015.
A ridge extends over Great Australian Bight into southeast Queensland, whilst a low is developing over the western Tasman Sea. These systems will result in moderate southeasterly winds over southern Queensland waters. Winds should decrease late today Friday and Saturday as the ridge and low slip further south.
Forecast for Friday until midnight
- Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to northeasterly below 10 knots in the afternoon.
- Around 1 metre.
- Northeasterly below 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower during the morning and afternoon.
Saturday 31 January
- Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
- Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Sunday 1 February
- Variable below 10 knots becoming northeasterly 15 to 25 knots during the day then tending easterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
- Below 0.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
- North to northeasterly 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.
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Friday.