Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Saturday 28 May 2016.

Weather Situation

Fresh to strong and gusty westerly winds are expected tonight following the passage of a surface trough, before weakening slightly on Sunday and shifting southwesterly. A high over central Australia will extend a ridge along the east coast of Queensland over the coming days.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 30 knots offshore.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Clear.

Sunday 29 May

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds decreasing through the morning, and becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 30 May

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 31 May

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
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 4:45 am EST Sunday.

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