Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:53 pm EST on Saturday 2 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A strong high pressure system [1033 hpa] over western Victoria extends a ridge over south Queensland waters. The high will move slowly eastwards into the western Tasman Sea while strengthening on Sunday, firming the ridge over south Queensland waters.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 20 to 25 knots turning southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas
2 metres.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore later in the evening.

Sunday 3 August

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the morning.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
South to southeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.

Monday 4 August

Winds
East to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres, tending easterly 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.

Tuesday 5 August

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or 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 4:45 am EST Sunday.

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