Forecast issued at 3:51 pm EST on Sunday 19 April 2015.
A weakening high near New Zealand extends a ridge along the east Queensland coast. A surface trough will move east over the interior state during the remainder of the weekend, and is likely to move through far southern waters in the early hours of Monday.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
- North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
- Below 1 metre.
- Northeasterly around 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Monday 20 April
- Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
- Around 1 metre.
- Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre.
- Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Tuesday 21 April
- Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots before dawn.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
- South to southeasterly 1 to 2 metres.
- 60% chance of showers in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.
Wednesday 22 April
- Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day.
- Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
- South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, tending southerly 2 to 3 metres offshore.
- Mostly sunny.
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 Monday.