Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Monday 5 June 2023.

Weather Situation

A high [1034 hPa] in the southern Tasman Sea extends a ridge over the South Queensland waters. The high will linger near New Zealand for several days, maintaining the ridge. The ridge will weaken from Thursday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore north of Point Lookout.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 6 June

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 7 June

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 8 June

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending easterly during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% 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 Tuesday.

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