Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Thursday 19 September 2019.

Weather Situation

A surface trough linked to a weak low off the northeast New South Wales will remain slow-moving near Double Island Point today, and then weaken during tomorrow. As the trough weakens, a ridge will developing over southern waters, as a high [1035 hPa] strengthens near New Zealand.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then becoming east to northeasterly about 10 knots in the evening. Light southwesterly winds inshore early morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 20 September

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots, tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day and then east to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
1st Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
2nd Swell
Southerly below 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Saturday 21 September

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Thursday.

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