Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast updated at 7:48 pm EST on Thursday 18 December 2014.

Weather Situation

A broad area of low pressure will remain over Central Australia during the next few days. A high pressure system should move across southeast Australia during Friday, extending a fresh southeast change into southern waters from Friday afternoon.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots tending, west to southwesterly inshore later this evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. Chance of a storm.

Friday 19 December

Winds
Northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon ahead of a south to southeast change 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon and evening. Winds reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning.

Saturday 20 December

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres inshore.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Sunday 21 December

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

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 4:45 am EST Friday.

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