Sunshine Coast Waters Forecast: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Saturday 28 November 2020.

Weather Situation

A high [1018 hPa] lies over the Tasman Sea, extending a ridge along the Queensland east coast. The ridge will weaken and move off the southern Queensland coast over the next few days as a trough moves into the southern inland, with northerly winds developing from Sunday. A brief southerly wind change may reach far southern waters on Monday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning north to northeasterly during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Sunday 29 November

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Sunshine Coast Waters

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon and to 20 to 25 knots in the late afternoon. Winds south of Maroochydore reaching 25 to 30 knots in the late afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 30 November

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching 25 to 20 knots offshore south of Maroochydore in the early morning. Winds tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
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.

Nearby Coastal Waters

Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast NT - Roper Groote Coast Forecast NSW - Byron Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast NT - Gove Peninsula Coast Forecast Gold Coast Waters Forecast Moreton Bay Forecast Sunshine Coast Waters Forecast Fraser Island Coast Forecast Hervey Bay Waters Forecast Capricornia Coast Forecast Mackay Coast Forecast Townsville Coast Forecast Cairns Coast Forecast Cooktown Coast Forecast Peninsula Coast Forecast Torres Strait Forecast North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast South East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Saturday.

Product IDQ11310