Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Sunday 31 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A high over southeastern Australia will drift further northwards today, maintaining a weak pressure gradient over southern Queensland waters. The high will then drift east into the Tasman Sea on Monday as a surface trough moves east over the interior of Queensland. This trough and an associated fresh to strong west to southwesterly wind change should move east over southern Queensland waters Tuesday evening.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly below 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 1 August

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots tending northerly 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 2 August

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning westerly 20 to 30 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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 Sunday.

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