Sunshine Coast Waters Forecast: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Monday 30 March 2020.

Weather Situation

A high over New Zealand extends a ridge over southeastern Queensland and along the tropical east coast. The ridge is expected to gradually weaken over coming days as the high drifts slowly eastwards. A trough and weak southerly change may reach far southern waters late on Tuesday before stalling and slowly decaying on Wednesday as a fresh ridge develops across the Queensland coast.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots turning north to northeasterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 31 March

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon, easing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm at night.

Wednesday 1 April

Winds
North to northeasterly below 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 2 April

Winds
Easterly about 10 knots, tending southeasterly inshore. Winds becoming northeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Tuesday.

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