Sunshine Coast Waters Forecast: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Sunday 18 April 2021.

Weather Situation

A trough has recently moved off the southeast Queensland coast and will move further offshore today. A weak high will move across southern Australia over the next few days, extending a ridge along the coast behind the trough.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Maroochydore during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers offshore.

Monday 19 April

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots, turning southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 20 April

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots tending east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
South to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
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 Sunday.

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