Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Wednesday 22 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A weakening high pressure system in the Tasman Sea extends a ridge along the east Queensland coast. A new high will enter the southern Tasman Sea on Thursday and then shift east towards New Zealand, maintaining a weak ridge along the east Queensland coast. A trough will enter the southeastern interior of Queensland on Friday and become slow moving.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 23 October

Winds
Easterly about 10 knots tending northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

Friday 24 October

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 25 October

Winds
Northerly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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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