Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Thursday 23 October 2014.
A weakening high pressure system in the Tasman Sea extends a ridge along the east Queensland coast. A new high will enter the southern Tasman Sea on today and then shift east towards New Zealand, maintaining a weak ridge along the east Queensland coast. A trough will enter the southeastern interior of Queensland on Friday and become slow moving.
Forecast for Thursday until midnight
- East to southeasterly below 10 knots tending northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
- Below 1 metre.
- Mostly sunny.
Friday 24 October
- Northerly 10 to 15 knots tending northwesterly early in the morning then turning north to northeasterly in the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots in the northern bay in the evening.
- Around 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy.
Saturday 25 October
- Northerly 15 to 20 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the northern bay during the afternoon.
- Northeasterly below 1 metre.
- Sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening.
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 Thursday.