Peninsula Coastal Waters Forecast: Sharp Point to Cape Melville

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Wednesday 12 August 2020.

Weather Situation

A high [1021 hPa] over the Tasman Sea extends a weak ridge over northern waters, persisting over the next few days as the high drifts towards New Zealand. A trough will move over central Queensland on Friday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, tending northeasterly inshore south of Port Stewart during the afternoon and early evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef during the afternoon.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 13 August

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, tending northeasterly inshore south of Port Stewart during the afternoon and early evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Cape Sidmouth during the afternoon.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 14 August

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, tending northeasterly inshore south of Port Stewart during the afternoon and early evening. Winds reaching up to 25 knots at times offshore south of Cape Sidmouth.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Wednesday.

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