Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Saturday 25 October 2014.
A high pressure system over the southern Tasman Sea extends a ridge along the east coast. The high will shift east towards New Zealand over the next few days, maintaining a weak ridge along the east Queensland coast.
Forecast for Saturday until midnight
- Northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending southeast to southwesterly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cullen Point in the late evening.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Weipa later in the evening.
Sunday 26 October
- Easterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cullen Point early in the morning and again in the late evening.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
- Mostly sunny.
Monday 27 October
- Easterly 15 to 20 knots shifting west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon then tending northeast to southeasterly in the late evening.
- Around 1 metre.
Tuesday 28 October
- East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon then becoming northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
- 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 Sunday.