Forecast issued at 10:00 am EST on Thursday 2 October 2014.
A surface trough will move north through southern waters today. A high pressure system will move over slowly over southeastern Australia during the next few days extending a ridge into southern waters.
Forecast for Thursday until midnight
- Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
- Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Friday 3 October
- Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
- Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Saturday 4 October
- Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
- Around 1 metre.
- South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Thursday.