Sunshine Coast Waters Forecast: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Friday 12 August 2022.

Weather Situation

A high [1025 hPa] in the Tasman Sea extends a ridge over the southern waters, with the high moving east over the next few days. A trough will cross southeastern Queensland on Saturday, crossing the southern waters on Saturday night. A new high will linger over southern Australia from Sunday, extending a new ridge over the southern waters in the wake of the trough.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northerly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 13 August

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the day. Winds shifting southwesterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning, then tending east to northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Sunday 14 August

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Sunny day.

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 Friday.

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