Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Wednesday 4 March 2015.
A weak ridge lies along the east coast of Queensland and is expected to weaken further during Thursday. A trough will move northwards along the New South Wales coast during Thursday and is expected to enter far southern Queensland waters Thursday evening. The trough should
Forecast for Wednesday until midnight
- Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Thursday 5 March
Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Gold Coast Waters
- North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending northwest to northeasterly during the afternoon. Winds shifting southeasterly 20 to 30 knots in the evening.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres later in the evening.
- East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
- Mostly sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening.
Friday 6 March
- Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots turning easterly 10 to 15 knots in the late morning and early afternoon.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- Easterly below 1 metre, tending south to southeasterly 1 to 2 metres around midday.
- Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the morning.
Saturday 7 March
- Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
- Around 1 metre.
- Southeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres, tending southerly 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- 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 Thursday.