Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Friday 4 September 2015.

Weather Situation

A weak high lies over Coral Sea. A vigorous cold front has moved out of the southern waters, with a ridge developing behind the front as a new high moves through southern Australia.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Winds tending south to southeasterly during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon, then tending southeasterly 2 metres later in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers, mostly late afternoon and evening.

Saturday 5 September

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning east to southeasterly below 10 knots in the morning then becoming east to northeasterly in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
1st Swell
Southerly 2 to 3 metres offshore, tending southeasterly 2 to 2.5 metres around midday.
2nd Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Sunday 6 September

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, tending southerly around 1 metre during the evening.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% 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 3:50 pm EST Friday.

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