Sunshine Coast Waters Forecast: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Sunday 28 February 2021.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge extends from a high [1022 hPa] near New Zealand onto the east coast. A trough over western parts, moves slowly eastwards and extends offshore of the southeast waters later Tuesday. A high [1027 hPa] in the Bight extends a new ridge along the east coast from Wednesday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 1 March

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 2 March

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening.

Wednesday 3 March

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots south of Maroochydore.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
1st Swell
Southerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon or evening.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre inshore, 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 Monday.

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