Forecast issued at 10:00 am EST on Tuesday 2 September 2014.
A surface trough and an associated gusty west to southwesterly wind change will move eastwards through southern Queensland waters early this evening. A low will deepen over the Tasman Sea on Wednesday and Thursday, extending a large south to southeasterly swell through far southern waters. The swell should ease during Friday as the low moves east across the Tasman Sea.
Forecast for Tuesday until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Moreton Bay
- Northerly 15 to 25 knots shifting west to southwesterly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the northern bay in the late evening.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
Wednesday 3 September
Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Moreton Bay
- West to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the morning.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the northern bay.
Thursday 4 September
- Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then becoming west to southwesterly about 10 knots during the evening.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
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 3:50 pm EST Tuesday.