Sunshine Coast Waters Forecast: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton

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Forecast issued at 11:09 am EST on Saturday 31 October 2020.

Weather Situation

A high [1026 hPa] near New Zealand maintains a weak ridge over the southeast coast. A trough will approach the southeast coast over the weekend, moving offshore on Sunday. A southerly change is expected to move north across southeastern waters behind the trough, with a new high moving into the Tasman Sea and extending a ridge along the east coast from Monday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Sunshine Coast Waters

Winds
Northerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots south of Maroochydore in the afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe.

Sunday 1 November

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day. Winds up to 20 knots offshore during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, tending northeasterly 1.5 metres during the morning, then tending easterly 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

Monday 2 November

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southeasterly 20 to 30 knots during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
1st Swell
Southerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
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 Saturday.

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