Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:57 pm EST on Saturday 31 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge lies over southern Queensland waters whilst a weak trough will move into the southeast interior later today. A weak surface trough will move into far southern waters on Sunday, followed by a new ridge of high pressure extend along the southeast coast into next week. Tropical Cyclone Ola over the eastern Coral Sea will have no impact on Queensland's weather in the short term, however mid to late next weak, the remains of this system may move west as a large, deep low pressure system, leading to an increase in winds, tides and showers along the southern half of the Queensland coast.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly clear. The chance of gusty a thunderstorm.

Sunday 1 February

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning. Becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

Monday 2 February

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots tending southeasterly before dawn.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Tuesday 3 February

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% 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 4:45 am EST Sunday.

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