Forecast issued at 3:54 pm EST on Sunday 14 February 2016.
A weak ridge of high pressure extends over eastern Queensland. Ex-tropical cyclone Tatiana, now a strong extra-tropical low, is well east of the southern Queensland coast. The system is expected to be relatively slow moving before shifting to the north during Monday. Large and powerful seas and swell are possible along the southern Queensland coast during Monday.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
- South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Northeasterly below 1 metre.
- Mostly clear. 20% chance of a shower.
Monday 15 February
- Southerly 15 to 25 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
- North to northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending easterly around 1 metre during the morning.
- Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.
Tuesday 16 February
- Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southwesterly below 10 knots before dawn then tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
- Below 1 metre.
- Below 0.5 metres.
- Partly cloudy.
Wednesday 17 February
- Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
- Easterly below 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy.
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 Monday.