Forecast issued at 6:00 am EST on Friday 9 October 2015.
A strong high in the western Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge along the east Queensland coast. The high will move slowly east while weakening during the weekend, gradually relaxing the ridge.
Forecast for Friday until midnight
- Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
- 1.5 to 2 metres.
- Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
- Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Saturday 10 October
- Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
- 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Sunday 11 October
- Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre outside the reef.
- 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 Friday.