Moreton Bay Forecast

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Tuesday 27 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A high pressure centre over the Great Australian Bight will strengthen as it shifts east southeast during Wednesday, while a low will develop over the western Tasman Sea. These systems will result in south to southeasterly winds increasing further over southern Queensland waters. Winds should then decrease late Thursday and Friday as the high and low slip further south.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the far north.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Wednesday 28 January

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Winds reaching up to 25 knots in the eastern bay during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the northern bay.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Thursday 29 January

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots tending southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre later in the evening.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Friday 30 January

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots during the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 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 4:45 am EST Wednesday.

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