Sunshine Coast Waters Forecast: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Friday 30 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A ridge extends over Great Australian Bight into southeast Queensland, whilst a low is developing over the western Tasman Sea. These systems will result in moderate southeasterly winds over southern Queensland waters. Winds should decrease late today Friday and Saturday as the ridge and low slip further south.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to northeasterly below 10 knots in the late morning then becoming north to northeasterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers inshore, 30% chance elsewhere.

Saturday 31 January

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northwesterly before dawn then tending north to northeasterly in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the late afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore around midday.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
The chance of a thunderstorm offshore in the early morning. Sunny day.

Sunday 1 February

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore during the afternoon.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 Friday.

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