Forecast issued at 3:51 pm EST on Saturday 25 October 2014.
A weakening ridge extends along the east Queensland coast. Northerly winds will freshen over far southern waters during the weekend, and should strengthen further on Monday as a trough moves east over the southern interior of the state.
Forecast for Saturday until midnight
- Northerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the evening.
- 1.5 to 2 metres.
- Easterly 1.5 metres.
- Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm early this evening.
Sunday 26 October
Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Sunshine Coast Waters
- Northerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the late evening.
- 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres around midday.
- Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre later in the evening.
- Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the afternoon and evening.
Monday 27 October
- Northerly 20 to 25 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots early in the morning.
- 2 to 2.5 metres.
- Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore around midday.
- Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the afternoon.
Tuesday 28 October
- Northerly 20 to 30 knots.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- Easterly below 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
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 Sunday.