Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Tuesday 21 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A strong high in the Tasman Sea will push a south to southeasterly wind surge north through southern Queensland waters today. The high will then weaken from Wednesday, with winds subsequently decreasing.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots from the south during the morning and early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers, mostly during the morning.

Wednesday 22 October

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 25 knots at times offshore in the early morning. Winds decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the evening.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the morning.

Thursday 23 October

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 Tuesday.

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