Capricornia Coast Weather

Forecast

Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads

Issued at: 24/08/2017 04:45.

A weak ridge of high pressure extends through the southern Queensland waters. A surface trough lies through the southeastern interior of Queensland and will shift eastwards through today, most likely reaching Gold Coast waters late this evening. The trough should then progress north to Fraser Island through early Friday and through Capricornia waters on Friday morning. A high pressure centre over southern Australia will extend a fresh to strong southerly wind flow into southern waters in the wake of this trough during Friday and Saturday.
Thursday, 24/08/2017
Winds North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming north to northwesterly about 10 knots in the middle of the day with inshore northeasterly sea breezes 10 to 15 knots.
Seas Below 1 metre.
Swell Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower south of Agnes Water later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Cape Capricorn later tonight.
Friday, 25/08/2017
Winds Northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots early in the morning. Winds then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon and evening and reaching up to 25 knots in the south in the evening.
Seas Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore south of Cape Capricorn by early evening.
Swell South to southeasterly around 1 metre over offshore southern waters.
Weather 50% chance of showers in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.
Saturday, 26/08/2017
Winds Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell Southerly around 1 metre offshore southern waters, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

The next routine forecast will be issued at: 24/08/2017 15:50

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Current Weather

St Lawrence   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Flat area. 9m above sea level. 11km from coast.

Wind

W   4 kts

Gusts

4 kts

Temp

21.4°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Samuel Hill   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Airport. 31m above sea level. 16km from coast.

Wind

CALM   0 kts

Gusts

0 kts

Temp

19.8°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Yeppoon   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Flat area. 5.5m above sea level. On the coast.

Wind

WNW   4 kts

Gusts

5 kts

Temp

22.1°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Rundle Island   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: On hill top. 20m above sea level. Small island.

Wind

N   9 kts

Gusts

10 kts

Temp

21.3°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Gladstone   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Near ridgetop. 75m above sea level. 1.5km from coast.

Wind

NW   6 kts

Gusts

7 kts

Temp

22.1°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Town of 1770   23 Aug 09:00

Anemometer Location: Elevated rolling ground. 34m above sea level. On the coast.

Wind

NW   6 kts

Gusts

0.0 kts

Temp

23.0°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Bundaberg   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Airport. 27m above sea level. 16km from coast.

Wind

NW   7 kts

Gusts

9 kts

Temp

20.8°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Heron Island   24 Aug 08:00

Anemometer Location: Elevated platform. 3.5m above sea level. Island.

Wind

N   12 kts

Gusts

15 kts

Temp

0.0°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Lady Elliot Island   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Airport. 3.5m above sea level. Island.

Wind

NNE   6 kts

Gusts

8 kts

Temp

23.4°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Cato Island   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Flat area. 6.5m above sea level. Small island.

Wind

  10 kts

Gusts

11 kts

Temp

22.7°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

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