Sunshine Coast Waters Forecast: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton

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Forecast issued at 3:55 pm EST on Friday 18 October 2019.

Weather Situation

A weak high [1022 hPa] lies north of New Zealand. A weakening trough lies near Fraser Island, with easterly winds to its south and moderate north to northwesterly winds to its north. The trough will wash out overnight tonight, with northerly winds across all southern waters by Saturday afternoon ahead of a stronger southeasterly change early Sunday morning.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Maroochydore in the evening. Winds tending easterly in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Maroochydore by early evening.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 19 October

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Maroochydore in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Sunday 20 October

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting southeasterly 20 to 25 knots during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 21 October

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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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