Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Sunday 30 April 2017.

Weather Situation

High pressure centres over southeastern Australia and the Tasman Sea will maintain a weak ridge and a south to southeasterly wind flow into southern Queensland waters today. Winds will likely tend more onshore during Monday evening as a weak trough moves west towards the southern Queensland coast. The ridge and winds will weaken further on Tuesday as the high shifts east to New Zealand. A new high pressure system will move east over the Great Australian Bight towards southeastern Australia on Wednesday, gradually extending a firm ridge into southern Queensland waters.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times. Winds tending south to southeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Monday 1 May

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to northeasterly from the east in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers offshore, 40% chance elsewhere.

Tuesday 2 May

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 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 Sunday.

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