Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Monday 3 August 2015.

Weather Situation

A surface trough is moving eastwards across the Queensland interior and is expected to move through far southern waters this evening. The trough will then move north through remaining southern waters overnight with a fresh to strong southerly flow developing in its wake. North to northwesterly winds will freshen over far southern waters today as the surface trough approaches from the west.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning west to southwesterly in the late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny day. 20% chance of a shower later tonight.

Tuesday 4 August

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots before dawn. South to southeasterly winds decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Wednesday 5 August

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore during the afternoon.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 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 Monday.

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