Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Saturday 7 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system near New Zealand extends a firm ridge along the east Queensland coast. The high will move further east during Sunday and Monday, with the ridge gradually weakening as a result. A surface trough will shift east over the interior of the state during Monday and Tuesday, most likely contracting off the southern coast Tuesday evening.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots at first, tending southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Sunday 8 May

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming northeasterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon.

Monday 9 May

Winds
Northerly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% 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 Saturday.

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