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Weather Warnings - Coastal Wind Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

PRIORITY
Coastal Waters Wind Warning
For coastal waters from Double Island Point to Point Danger, including Moreton
Bay, for Thursday afternoon and evening.
Issued at 8:45 am EST on Wednesday 2 October 2013

Synoptic Situation
A surface trough and an associated strong south to southeasterly wind change is
expected to move north through far southern Queensland waters from late Thursday
afternoon.

Strong Wind Warning
Double Island Point to Point Danger
Expect south to southeasterly winds 25 to 33 knots to develop from the south
from late Thursday afternoon. Seas increasing to 3 metres.

Strong Wind Warning
Moreton Bay
Expect south to southeasterly winds 25 to 30 knots to develop Thursday evening.
Seas increasing to 1 to 2 metres.



The next warning will be issued by 5 pm AEST.

Please be aware
Wind gusts can be a further 40 percent stronger than the averages given here,
and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.

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