Forecast issued at 4:47 am EST on Sunday 26 June 2016.
A high over southeastern Australia extends a firm ridge into much of Queensland. The ridge will relax today as the high moves further east and weakens. A trough will move east over southern Queensland waters during Monday afternoon. A new high will then move east into southeastern Australia during Monday evening and Tuesday, extending a strong ridge into Queensland in the wake of the trough.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
- South to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly in the middle of the day.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
- Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower this evening.
Monday 27 June
Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Gold Coast Waters
- North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the late morning. Reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
- Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
- Cloudy. 80% chance of rain.
Tuesday 28 June
- Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
- 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
- 1st Swell
- Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
- 2nd Swell
- Southeasterly below 1 metre, tending easterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- 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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