Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Saturday 1 November 2014.
A weak ridge of high pressure extends along the east coast. Northerly winds will freshen over southern waters as a surface trough moves east over the interior of the state today. The trough and an associated southeasterly wind change will move north through southern Queensland waters during Sunday. A new high will then move east into the Tasman Sea during Monday.
Forecast for Saturday until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Gold Coast Waters
- Northerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening.
- 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
- Southerly below 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm this evening.
Sunday 2 November
Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Gold Coast Waters
- North to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the morning. Winds shifting south to southeasterly in the morning.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
- South to southeasterly around 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.
Monday 3 November
- Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots turning easterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
- 1.5 to 2 metres.
- Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
- Cloudy. 40% 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 3:50 pm EST Saturday.