Fraser Island Coast Weather

Forecast

Fraser Island Coast: Sandy Cape to Double Island Point

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 Northerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the south during the morning.
Seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather Mostly sunny day. 40% chance of showers later tonight. The chance of a thunderstorm this evening.
Friday, 25/08/2017
Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Fraser Island Coast
Winds North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting southerly 15 to 25 knots early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres by early evening.
Swell Inshore: South to southeasterly below 1 metre. Offshore: South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.
Saturday, 26/08/2017
Winds Southerly 20 to 30 knots tending southeasterly 20 to 25 knots during the evening.
Seas 2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the evening.
Weather Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

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

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Current Weather

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

Hervey Bay   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Airport. 14.5m above sea level. 2.5km from coast.

Wind

NNW   7 kts

Gusts

9 kts

Temp

21.5°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Rainbow Beach   23 Aug 09:00

Anemometer Location: Flat area. 14.5m above sea level. On the coast.

Wind

  0.0 kts

Gusts

0.0 kts

Temp

19.6°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Double Island Point   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: On clifftop. 94.5m above sea level. On the coast.

Wind

N   11 kts

Gusts

13 kts

Temp

21.8°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

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