Sunshine Coast Waters Forecast: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Friday 7 August 2020.

Weather Situation

A surface trough will move east across the interior of Queensland today, with winds tending north to northeasterly over south Queensland waters. The trough will push off the east coast late on Saturday, with winds becoming westerly in the wake of the trough on Sunday as a new ridge develops through central Queensland.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore. Winds turning northerly in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre later in the evening.
1st Swell
Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of rain.

Saturday 8 August

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the morning and again in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
1st Swell
South to southeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Sunday 9 August

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning westerly in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
1st Swell
Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 10 August

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Swell
South to southeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to southerly 1 to 2 metres offshore during the evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am EST Saturday.

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