Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Saturday 1 October 2016.

Weather Situation

A weak high over southern Queensland will drift into the Coral Sea on Sunday with a weak pressure pattern extending over southern waters. A trough system will move east across the southeast Queensland interior during Monday afternoon and evening with a fresh to strong northerly flow developing over southern waters. The trough is expected to move through southern waters during Monday night. A new high will develop over southern Australia on Tuesday and Wednesday,

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Point Lookout in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre later in the evening.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Sunday 2 October

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon. Reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 3 October

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning west to southwesterly 25 to 30 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning.

Tuesday 4 October

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then tending west to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

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 Sunday.

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