Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Friday 21 September 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system moving east into New South Wales extends a strong ridge into southern Queensland waters. The ridge will gradually relax over the weekend as the high centre shifts further east into the northern Tasman Sea.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
2nd Swell
Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 22 September

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning, then decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
2nd Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 23 September

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
2nd Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 24 September

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Point Lookout during the afternoon.
1st Swell
Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. Wind warnings are issued for today and tomorrow and describe the highest category of wind warning for that day.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am EST Saturday.

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