Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Monday 18 November 2019.

Weather Situation

A high [1022 hPa] northeast of New Zealand extends a weak ridge onto the central Queensland coast. A trough and fresh to strong southerly change is moving through southern waters. The change gradually weakens as it moves further north to central Queensland waters today and on Tuesday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning east to northeasterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
1st Swell
Northerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to below 1 metre during the afternoon.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 19 November

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Inshore winds around the Gold Coast tending westerly about 10 knots in the early morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
1st Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 20 November

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly in the morning and increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Point Lookout during the afternoon or evening.
1st Swell
Easterly below 1 metre during the morning.
2nd Swell
Southerly below 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 3:50 pm EST Monday.

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