Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Wednesday 27 January 2021.

Weather Situation

A weakening high [1017 hPa] near New Zealand extends a weak ridge along the coast. The ridge will strengthen from Thursday as a new high moves into the southern Tasman Sea, the high will direct a southeasterly surge along the coast.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Thursday 28 January

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Friday 29 January

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore north of Point Lookout.
1st Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Saturday 30 January

Winds
Easterly about 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times offshore.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell
Easterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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

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