Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Thursday 28 May 2020.

Weather Situation

A broad area of high pressure over central Australia coupled with a slow moving low over the northern Tasman Sea, will maintain light to moderate south to southeasterly winds over southern Queensland waters. The high will build over southeastern Australia during Friday, with the ridge strengthening along the southern Queensland coast. The ridge will commence a weakening trend over the weekend as the high moves east across the Tasman Sea.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
South to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 29 May

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the morning and increasing to 20 to 25 knots offshore in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday.
Swell
South to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 30 May

Winds
South to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning, then turning east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
1st Swell
Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
2nd Swell
Southerly below 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Sunday 31 May

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning then turning northeasterly in the afternoon. Light southerly winds inshore in the early morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers offshore.

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 Friday.

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