Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Wednesday 27 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A high over southern Western Australia extends a ridge across Queensland. The high will move slowly eastwards during the next few days, with the ridge strengthening in response.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots north of Point Lookout in the evening. Tending southwesterly in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Thursday 28 July

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the morning and early afternoon. Turning southeasterly in the late morning and early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 29 July

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Saturday 30 July

Winds
Variable 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. 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 4:45 am EST Thursday.

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