Sunshine Coast Waters Forecast: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast updated at 7:56 am EST on Monday 18 November 2019.

Weather Situation

A high [1022 hPa] northeast of New Zealand extends a weak ridge onto the central Queensland coast. A trough and fresh to strong southerly change is moving through southern waters. The change gradually weakens as it moves further north to central Queensland waters today and on Tuesday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times in the morning. Winds turning east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
North to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 19 November

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Maroochydore later in the evening.
Swell
South to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

Wednesday 20 November

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning then tending northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the evening.
1st Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Southerly below 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 Monday.

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