Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 4:20 pm EST on Friday 29 May 2015.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure centre lies over southeastern Queensland, maintaining a weak ridge over southern Queensland waters during the next couple of days. A trough will move east over southern Queensland during Sunday, contracting off the southern coast Monday morning. A cold front with a vigorous southwesterly wind change will then move east over southern Queensland waters Monday evening.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Northerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Saturday 30 May

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Sunday 31 May

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
South to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

Monday 1 June

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending west to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
South to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% 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 Saturday.

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