Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 4:46 am EST on Friday 30 October 2020.

Weather Situation

A high [1026hPa] near New Zealand maintains a weak ridge over the southeast coast. A new trough approaches from the west on the weekend with northerly winds increasing again on Saturday. A new high [1028 hPa] currently south of Australia will moves into the Tasman Sea bring a southerly surge from Monday and reinforce the ridge over the east coast.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon. Winds south of Point Lookout tending south to southeasterly about 10 knots in the morning.
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
1st Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.

Saturday 31 October

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Gold Coast Waters

Northerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the afternoon.
1.5 to 2 metres.
Easterly around 1 metre.
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. A thunderstorm likely from the late morning.

Sunday 1 November

North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, easing to 10 to 15 knots in the late morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening.
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
East to northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Mostly sunny. 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 3:50 pm EST Friday.

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