Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 10:00 am EST on Friday 27 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A surface trough across the southeast interior will move north over southern waters today. Fresh to strong north to northwesterly winds are expected ahead of the trough with fresh to strong westerly winds in its wake. A high moves into central Australia later today, extending a ridge along the east coast of Queensland in the wake of the trough.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
Westerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 28 May

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore. Winds becoming westerly 20 to 25 knots during the afternoon and reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Sunny.

Sunday 29 May

Winds
West to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning, becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon then becoming westerly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southeasterly about 1 metre, increasing to southerly 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
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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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Friday.

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