Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:36 am EST on Monday 2 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A large high east of New Zealand extends a ridge along the east coast of Queensland. The high will shift slowly east over the next few days, with the ridge gradually relaxing as a result. A weak trough and low pressure system lies off the far southeast coast, and will most likely move further offshore during today. A surface trough will move eastwards across southern inland Queensland today, approaching the southern coast during the evening.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots tending southeasterly in the middle of the day then turning south to southwesterly in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing to 0.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Easterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of rain this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tuesday 3 May

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots shifting west to northwesterly early in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
50% chance of showers in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.

Wednesday 4 May

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly below 10 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% 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 3:50 pm EST Monday.

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