Moreton Bay Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Wednesday 23 August 2017.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure extends through the southern Queensland waters. An inland surface trough lies through the southeastern interior of Queensland and will remain slow moving today before shifting east during Thursday, most likely reaching Gold Coast waters Thursday night. The trough should then progress north to Fraser Island through early Friday. A high pressure centre over southeastern Australia will extend a fresh to strong southerly wind flow into southern waters in the wake of this trough during Friday and Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northerly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower in the southern bay later this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.

Thursday 24 August

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, tending northwest to southwesterly about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Friday 25 August

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots before dawn.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Saturday 26 August

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southeasterly during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the northern bay.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% 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 Thursday.

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