Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Wednesday 29 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A strong high over southeastern Australia extends a firm ridge along the east Queensland coast. The ridge will gradually relax during the next few days as the high centre weakens and shifts north towards southeastern Queensland.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre later in the evening.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly clear. 30% chance of a shower.

Thursday 30 July

Winds
Southwest to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the early morning.

Friday 31 July

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to northwesterly early in the morning then tending north to northwesterly in the middle of the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Saturday 1 August

Winds
North to northwesterly below 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

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 Thursday.

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