Hervey Bay Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 3:52 pm EST on Wednesday 26 April 2017.

Weather Situation

A weak high pressure system near New Zealand will shift further eastwards, weakening the ridge along the Queensland east coast. A trough will move through southeastern Queensland tonight, moving through southern waters overnight and Thursday morning. A new high over the Great Australian Bight is then expected to extend a firm ridge over South Queensland waters in the wake of the trough.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning west to northwesterly below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers later this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 27 April

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Swell
North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the early morning.

Friday 28 April

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southeasterly in the late morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 29 April

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots tending southeasterly during the day then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 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.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am EST Thursday.

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