Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:51 pm EST on Saturday 23 May 2015.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over southeast Australia extends a firm ridge across Queensland. The high should remain over southeast Australia for the next few days, but will then weaken and move across the Tasman Sea during the middle of the week.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
Southerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots at times. Winds tending southeasterly in the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres inshore. Southerly 2 to 3 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Caution
Rough surf conditions.

Sunday 24 May

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore early in the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Monday 25 May

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Tuesday 26 May

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% 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 Sunday.

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