Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:51 pm EST on Monday 27 June 2016.

Weather Situation

A trough and an associated west to southwesterly wind change moved through southern Queensland waters earlier today. A high moving eastwards over South Australia will move across southeastern Australia on Tuesday and Wednesday, whilst a low pressure system will move eastwards across the Tasman Sea. The high will extend a firm ridge over southern Queensland waters in the wake of the trough.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
West to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening. Tending southwesterly in the late evening.
Seas
1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres by early evening.
1st Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres offshore, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening.
2nd Swell
East to southeasterly about 1 metre inshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 28 June

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the day.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday.
1st Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres offshore, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre, tending easterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 29 June

Winds
Southerly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the morning.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly 2 to 3 metres offshore, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 2.5 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
2nd Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending southeasterly around 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore south of Point Lookout, near zero chance elsewhere.

Thursday 30 June

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Point Lookout.
1st Swell
Southeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres offshore, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the evening.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 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 Tuesday.

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