• April 23, 2024 6:24 PM

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Weather Situation

A trough and an associated southeasterly wind change will move northwards along the New South Wales coast today and is expected to enter far southern Queensland waters this evening. It should then progress rapidly north, reaching Fraser Island early Friday before weakening later in the day. A high in the Tasman Sea will extend a ridge into southern Queensland waters in the wake of the trough.


Winds : North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending north to northeasterly during the afternoon and evening. Winds tending variable 10 knots late in the evening ahead of a south to southeasterly change 20 to 25 knots entering far southern waters.

Seas : Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.

Swell : East to southeasterly around 1 metre.


Weather : Mostly sunny. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm late this afternoon and evening.



(All Information Supplied By The Bureau of Meteorology ) 


Water Temp : 25 c

Air Temp :  35c Max – 21c Min

Today’s UV Index :  Extreme   12.3 max (UV )

Tides : High 7.58 am  (  1.8m )  Low 2.15 pm ( 0.4m ) (Alexandra Headland)

Spinkys’s Best Bet To Get Ya Froth On :

The small swell continues with waves in the 1-2 foot range. Light winds from the N/NW which will strengthen to 15/20 knots ahead of a Sth Easterly change this evening. Tide is high just before 8am, with low at 2.15pm. The northern beach stretches showing alot more promise, however don’t expect too much. Coolum through to Sunshine, Twin Waters and along the Kawana stretch. An increase in swell from the E/SE in the next few days coupled with fresh E/SE winds. The patrolled beaches all looking good with the mild surf conditions, a very hot day forecast for the coast with temps in the mid 30’s. Be sun smart, swim between the red and yellow flags. The water temp at 25c. Enjoy your day in the waves. Ýo


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