Hervey Bay Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 3:51 pm EST on Friday 22 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A large over the southern Tasman Sea will move slowly to the east over the next few days whilst strengthening. A trough will remain slow-moving through southern coastal waters, enhancing winds over southern waters at times. A more significant surface trough is likely to deepen off the far southern coast of Queensland on Monday but some uncertainty remains regarding the development of this trough.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the northern bay.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.

Saturday 23 August

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Hervey Bay

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres around midday.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.

Sunday 24 August

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre.

Monday 25 August

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the northern bay.
Swell
North to northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the northern bay during the morning.

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 Saturday.

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