Sunshine Coast Waters Weather

Forecast

Sunshine Coast Waters: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton

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 northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore south of Maroochydore.
Swell East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Friday, 25/08/2017
Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Sunshine Coast Waters
Winds Northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending southerly 15 to 25 knots before dawn. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell Inshore: South to southeasterly below 1 metre. Offshore: Southerly 1 metre, increasing to 2 metres in the afternoon and evening.
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 turning southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 metres.
Swell Southerly 1 to 2 metres.
Swell Easterly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather Mostly sunny. 40% chance of showers.

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

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Current Weather

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

Tewantin   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: On rolling ground. 6.5m above sea level. 4km from coast.

Wind

NW   4 kts

Gusts

4 kts

Temp

20.2°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Maroochydore   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Airport. 3.5m above sea level. 1km from coast.

Wind

NNW   7 kts

Gusts

8 kts

Temp

21.5°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Spitfire Channel   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Marine platform. 7m above sea level. Over water.

Wind

NNW   12 kts

Gusts

13 kts

Temp

0.0°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Cape Moreton   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: On clifftop. 100m above sea level. On the coast.

Wind

NNW   17 kts

Gusts

21 kts

Temp

20.5°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

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