Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Wednesday 28 September 2016.
A weak ridge over southern inland Queensland will move eastwards over southern waters today. A strong cold front will move rapidly eastwards across inland Queensland on Thursday, reaching southern waters late in the evening and moving further offshore on Friday.
Forecast for Wednesday until midnight
- West to northwesterly below 10 knots tending northerly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then tending northwesterly in the late evening.
- Below 1 metre.
Thursday 29 September
- Northerly 15 to 20 knots tending northwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the late evening.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
- Below 0.5 metres.
- Cloudy. 80% chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
Friday 30 September
- Northwesterly 20 to 25 knots turning west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
- 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
- East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
- 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.
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Wednesday.