Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Wednesday 1 February 2023.

Weather Situation

A weakening trough is crossing the southeastern coastal waters today, and will move over the remaining southern waters on Thursday. A new trough will approach the southeast coast on Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Northerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 2 February

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
North to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 3 February

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northwesterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning then tending northerly 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning.

Saturday 4 February

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots shifting southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
East to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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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