Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Thursday 30 June 2016.

Weather Situation

A high over northern New South Wales will move eastwards in to the Coral Sea through today whilst weakening. A trough is likely to move through southern Queensland waters early on Friday. A new high will then move across the south of the continent on Friday and over the weekend, extending a weak ridge into southern Queensland waters in the wake of the trough.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 1 July

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly during the morning and reaching 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon and evening. Winds reaching up to 25 knots at times over offshore northern waters during the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore during the morning.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower offshore in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.

Saturday 2 July

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres later in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 3 July

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

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 Friday.

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