Sunshine Coast Waters Forecast: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton

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Forecast updated at 2:21 am EST on Thursday 30 May 2024.

Weather Situation

A high [1030 hPa] centred over the western Tasman Sea extends a ridge of high pressure over the south Queensland waters. The ridge will persist through the week as the high slowly drifts eastwards across the Tasman Sea, weakening a little from Friday as a trough moves eastwards across southern Queensland. The trough is forecast to move slowly across South Queensland Waters from late on Saturday and into Sunday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning northeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Maroochydore.
Swell
South to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning.

Friday 31 May

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Saturday 1 June

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots turning west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 3:50 pm EST Thursday.

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