Moreton Bay Forecast

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Forecast updated at 3:38 am EST on Wednesday 29 March 2017.

Weather Situation

Ex-tropical cyclone Debbie will track slowly south-southeastwards over the next few days through the central and southeast interior of Queensland before moving off the far southern Queensland coast overnight Thursday into Friday. The system is then expected to intensify significantly off the southeast coast during Friday with strong gales likely to develop and large seas and swell.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Thursday 30 March

Gale Warning for Thursday for Moreton Bay

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots becoming northeasterly 25 to 30 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 35 knots in the northern bay in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Swell
North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Friday 31 March

Winds
North to northeasterly 25 to 35 knots shifting southwesterly 25 to 40 knots during the morning. Winds decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
North to northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 3:50 pm EST Wednesday.

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