Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Monday 26 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge extends through South Queensland Waters. A trough will move northwards during today producing a southeasterly change, while a ridge will build along the southern Queensland coast following the passage of the trough.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning and reaching 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm from late this morning.

Tuesday 27 January

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Wednesday 28 January

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots turning southerly 25 to 30 knots during the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

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 Monday.

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