Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Sunday 28 May 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the eastern Tasman Sea extends a weakening ridge into southern Queensland waters. A surface trough over the interior of the state will move east during today, moving through southern waters early Monday. A new, stronger high pressure system will then shift east over southern Australia through next week, reinforcing the ridge.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly 5 to 10 knots. Winds tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon and north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 40% chance of showers offshore, 20% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm later tonight.

Monday 29 May

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 40% chance of showers offshore in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore in the morning.

Tuesday 30 May

Winds
Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming westerly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

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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