Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:51 pm EST on Thursday 2 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A trough and an associated gusty southerly wind change will enter far southern Queensland waters late tonight and will then extend north to Fraser Island early Friday. Winds will decrease over southern Queensland waters during the weekend as a high over southeastern Australia weakens and shifts slowly north.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Friday 3 July

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
South to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the morning. Winds tending south to southeasterly during the day.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers from the late morning.

Saturday 4 July

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming easterly in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Sunday 5 July

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly 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 4:45 am EST Friday.

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