Sunshine Coast Waters Forecast: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton

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Forecast issued at 3:56 pm EST on Thursday 30 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure lies along the east coast. The ridge will strengthen slightly over the next few days. Northerly winds will freshen, and possibly become strong, over southern waters as a strong surface trough shifts towards eastern Queensland over the weekend.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Friday 31 October

Winds
Northwest to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 1 November

Winds
Northerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 2 November

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots shifting southeasterly during the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. 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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