Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Wednesday 28 September 2016.
A weak ridge over southeastern Queensland will shift eastwards into southern waters tonight. A strong cold front will move rapidly eastwards across inland Queensland on Thursday, reaching southern waters late in the evening and moving further offshore on Friday.
Forecast for Wednesday until midnight
- East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the far north in the evening. Turning northerly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
- Below 1 metre.
- Mostly clear.
Thursday 29 September
Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Moreton Bay
- Northerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the early afternoon. Reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
- Cloudy. 80% chance of showers from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
Friday 30 September
- Northwesterly 20 to 25 knots turning west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
- 60% chance of showers in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. Mostly sunny day.
Saturday 1 October
- West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to southwesterly below 10 knots during the day.
- Below 1 metre.
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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am EST Thursday.