Winds will be southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Maroochydore in the morning. Winds turning easterly in the evening. Seas will be 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Noosa: There's been plenty of good quality flathead in the 60 to 70cm range, bream, whiting and trevally at the Noosa River mouth and along the Noosaville reach and in Woods Bay. In Weyba Creek there were reports of good bream plus whiting in numbers, with the odd elbow slapper in amongst the schools to 41cm. Mangrove jack to 50cm taken in Noosa Sound and between the lakes. Flathead, bream and grunter bream along the Tewantin reach.
Maroochydore: Heaps of herring bait fish around Chambers Island. A few quality flathead 80 to 93cm released at night, a 65cm tailor, golden and giant trevally and bream in the Cod Hole. Dusky flathead and a few grunter bream from the mouth of Eudlo Creek. Whiting in the lower reaches. Mud crab in Eudlo creek and the Bli Bli reach. Mangrove jack in the upper reaches.
Kawana: Dart and a few tailor along the beaches, trevally along the rock walls at the Mooloolah River mouth. Trevally, bream and gar from the boat mooring and in the Kawana canals. Flathead and whiting in the sand basin and trevally around Minyama Island. Trevally and flathead from Mountain Creek. Mangrove jack in the middle river around the snaggy banks. Good catches of quality sand crabs in the lower reaches.
Caloundra: Bream off the rocks at Kings Beach, queenfish on live bait around Military Jetty and the Boardwalk. Flathead at the start of the incoming tide on the Caloundra side of the bar. Good flathead with some over the maximum size released and trevally from Military jetty area. Trevally a few mangrove jack showing up in the canals and creeks. Catches of sand crabs in the passage and muddies in the creeks.
Paul Millar braved the rough conditions on Saturday morning off Mooloolaba and boated this solid grass sweetlip after it followed up his burley pellet trail.