Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Wednesday 5 August 2020.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure over the western Coral Sea will weaken further while moving offshore. A surface trough will move east across southwestern Queensland on Thursday with winds tending north to northeasterly over south Queensland waters, before pushing off the east coast early on Saturday and winds becoming westerly.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Northerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Thursday 6 August

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending westerly about 10 knots before dawn. Winds shifting northeast to southeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
1st Swell
Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Southerly below 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the evening.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 7 August

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning, then turning east to northeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
1st Swell
Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
2nd Swell
Southerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 95% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm at night.

Saturday 8 August

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots offshore during the morning and early afternoon. Winds turning north to northwesterly in the morning then turning west to northwesterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
1st Swell
Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
2nd Swell
Southerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

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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