Forecast issued at 10:10 pm EST on Monday 1 September 2014.
A weak ridge extends through southern Queensland waters. Northerly winds should increase during Tuesday as a trough approaches from the west. The trough and an associated gusty southwesterly wind change are expected to move east through southern Queensland waters Tuesday evening. A low will deepen over the Tasman Sea on Wednesday, extending a large south to southeasterly swell through far southern waters.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- Northerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the eastern bay in the late evening.
- Around 1 metre.
Tuesday 2 September
Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Moreton Bay
- North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Winds turning west to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the late afternoon and evening, and reaching up 30 knots at times.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the eastern bay during the afternoon.
Wednesday 3 September
- Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots early in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 knots before dawn.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
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.
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am EST Tuesday.