Sunshine Coast Waters Forecast: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Thursday 23 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A weakening high pressure system in the Tasman Sea extends a ridge along the east Queensland coast. A new high will enter the southern Tasman Sea this evening and then shift east towards New Zealand, maintaining a weak ridge along the east Queensland coast. A trough will enter the southeastern interior of Queensland on Friday and become slow moving.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Friday 24 October

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 25 October

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly 15 to 20 knots in the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending easterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the afternoon and evening.

Sunday 26 October

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny day. 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 Friday.

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