Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Tuesday 25 July 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over northeastern New South Wales maintains a weak pressure gradient and light winds over southern Queensland waters. Winds will gradually tend more northwesterly through Wednesday ahead of a surface trough and an associated moderate to possibly fresh southerly wind change that will move northwards through southern Queensland waters on Thursday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Variable below 10 knots, tending east to northeasterly inshore in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Clear.

Wednesday 26 July

Winds
West to southwesterly below 10 knots tending west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 27 July

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the late morning and early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Point Lookout during the morning.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore around midday.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 28 July

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Point Lookout during the evening.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 Wednesday.

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