Sunshine Coast Waters Forecast: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton

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Forecast issued at 3:56 pm EST on Thursday 29 June 2017.

Weather Situation

Northerly winds will likely freshen through far southern Queensland waters this evening ahead of a trough. This trough and an associated south to southwesterly wind change will then likely extend through southern Queensland waters during early Friday morning. A new high pressure system will move into southeastern Australia during Friday and extend a firm ridge into southern Queensland waters in the wake of the trough. The high should then move slowly east towards the Tasman Sea during the weekend.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 30 June

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southwesterly 15 to 25 knots before dawn then tending south to southeasterly through the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres by early evening.
1st Swell
Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore by early evening.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

Saturday 1 July

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
1st Swell
Inshore: Southerly below 1 metre. Offshore: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 2 metres by the evening.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Sunday 2 July

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly below 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly 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 4:45 am EST Friday.

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