Peninsula Coastal Waters Forecast: Sharp Point to Cape Melville

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Thursday 21 September 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure centre over central New South Wales will move east northeast through today and tomorrow into the southern Coral Sea. The high will maintain a weak ridge along the tropical east coast over the next few days.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore at times.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower offshore north of Cape Grenville, near zero chance elsewhere.

Friday 22 September

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Cape Sidmouth.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower north of Cape Grenville, near zero chance elsewhere.

Saturday 23 September

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Cape Sidmouth.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

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.

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