Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Tuesday 25 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure extends along the east Queensland coast. A high will shift slowly east over the Great Australian Bight during the next few days, reinforcing the ridge as it nears Tasmania on Thursday. A trough and associated southeasterly wind change will most likely enter far southern Queensland waters during Thursday afternoon or evening and shift north.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning north to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Winds decreasing northwest to northeasterly below 10 knots from the south during the late afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening.

Wednesday 26 November

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of thunderstorms.

Thursday 27 November

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon, and reaching 20 to 25 knots at times in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres inshore during the evening.
Swell
South to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. A thunderstorm likely in the evening.

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 Tuesday.

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