Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Monday 20 October 2014.
A weakening high in the Tasman Sea extends a ridge along the east coast of Queensland. The ridge will be strengthened by a new high pressure system that will move in to the Tasman Sea early Tuesday. A southeasterly wind change will move through southern Queensland waters during Tuesday morning, gradually extending northwards throughout the day.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Winds tending southeasterly throughout later this evening.
- About 1 metre.
- Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Tuesday 21 October
- Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the middle of the day.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
- Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
- Cloudy. 60% chance of showers in the morning and afternoon.
Wednesday 22 October
- Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
- 1.5 to 2 metres.
- Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Thursday 23 October
- Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to northeasterly during the afternoon.
- Around 1 metre.
- East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
- 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 Tuesday.