Sunshine Coast Waters Forecast: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Saturday 23 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A surface trough has moved through far southern Queensland waters and should move northwards through Capricornia waters overnight before weakening during Sunday. A weak pressure pattern will then become established over southern waters during Sunday. A ridge will then gradually extend from the west through next week form a high moving eastwards over southern Australia.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning west to southwesterly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Maroochydore in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore south of Maroochydore.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Sunday 24 July

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Maroochydore early in the morning. Winds tending southerly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 25 July

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then tending west to southwesterly in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
2nd Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre, tending east to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then tending southeasterly around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 26 July

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the afternoon then increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 2 metres offshore, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Sunday.

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