Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Friday 24 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the southern Tasman Sea extends a ridge along the east coast. This high will shift east towards New Zealand over the next few days, maintaining a weak ridge along the east Queensland coast. A trough over the southeastern interior of Queensland will remain slow moving over the next few days with northerly winds over far southern waters freshening over the weekend.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Saturday 25 October

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning and reaching up to 25 knots at times during the late afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday.
Swell
Southeasterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Sunday 26 October

Winds
Northerly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening.

Monday 27 October

Winds
Northerly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon.

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 Saturday.

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