Forecast issued at 4:46 am EST on Saturday 25 April 2015.
A weak ridge extends over north Queensland waters. The ridge will gradually strengthen over the coming days as a strong high shifts slowly east across the Southern Ocean.
Forecast for Saturday until midnight
- East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
- Below 1 metre.
- Easterly below 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers offshore west of Cape York, near zero chance elsewhere.
Sunday 26 April
- East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
- East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Monday 27 April
- Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
- East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef during the afternoon or evening.
- Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
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 Saturday.