Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:54 pm EST on Friday 1 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A large high over the Nullarbor Plain is forecast to move eastwards across the south of the continent through today and over the weekend. The high should become centred close to southeast Queensland on Sunday with winds easing over far southern waters as a result.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Swell
South to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Saturday 2 July

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds tending south to southeasterly during the late morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Sunday 3 July

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming easterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore north of Point Lookout, near zero chance elsewhere.

Monday 4 July

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots becoming northerly during the day then increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

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 Saturday.

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