Sunshine Coast Waters Forecast: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Saturday 10 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A trough and associated fresh southeasterly wind change over Fraser Island waters will push through Capricornia waters during this morning. A slow moving high pressure system will develop over the northwestern Tasman Sea today, extending a firm ridge through southern Queensland waters in the wake of the trough.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots, decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the late afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower inshore this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.

Sunday 11 December

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Monday 12 December

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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 3:50 pm EST Saturday.

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