Hervey Bay Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 3:51 pm EST on Friday 26 April 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system [1019 hPa] over the eastern Tasman Sea extends a weak ridge along the far southern Queensland east coast. A trough lies through northern Capricornia waters and should move north whilst weakening overnight. Another trough over the interior of the state is expected to move eastwards overnight and move through far southern waters on Saturday morning as a south-southwesterly winds change. This trough will move quickly north during the day. A new high will move across the south of the continent through the weekend and early next week extending a ridge through southern Queensland waters.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening, and tending southerly inshore.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm early this evening.

Saturday 27 April

Winds
South to southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Sunday 28 April

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the northern bay during the morning and turning easterly in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 29 April

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the northern bay during the morning.
Swell
North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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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