St Lawrence to Sandy Cape
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Issued at 3:06 pm EST on Thursday 20 June 2013
A high [1028 hPa] near Tasmania extends a ridge across Queensland. The high will move eastwards and weaken on Friday. A surface trough or weak low is expected to develop over offshore Capricornia waters, or just to its east, during Friday morning and should move quickly eastwards, increasing winds and swell over southern waters.
Please be aware
Wind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given
here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height
Warning Summary at issue time
Capricornia Waters, St Lawrence to Burnett Heads:
Thursday until midnight: Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots at times. Seas: 1.2 to 1.7 metres. Swell: Southeasterly to 1.5 metres. Isolated showers increasing in the evening.
Friday: Winds: Southwest to southeast 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots at times in the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.2 to 1.7 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres. Rain areas.
Saturday: Winds: South to southwest 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots at times during the morning. Winds shifting south to southeast during the afternoon.
Sunday: Winds: Southwest to southeast 10 to 15 knots.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:36 am EST