Sunshine Coast Waters Forecast: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Thursday 20 February 2020.

Weather Situation

A southeasterly change will move north over southern Queensland waters today, before becoming slow moving north of Fraser Island on Friday. A high pressure system will move into the Bight on Friday and will be located near Tasmania on Saturday, extending a strengthening ridge over south Queensland waters and strengthening a southeasterly flow.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore by early evening.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore north of Maroochydore later tonight.

Friday 21 February

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
1st Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 22 February

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 23 February

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots offshore.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
1st Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

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 Friday.

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