Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:57 pm EST on Thursday 27 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure extends along the east Queensland coast. The ridge will strengthen later today as a new high centre develops over the western Tasman Sea. A trough and associated southeasterly wind change will most likely enter far southern Queensland waters during Thursday afternoon and shift north.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 to 15 knots tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 25 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre by early evening, then increasing to 1 to 2 metres later in the evening.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. A thunderstorm likely.

Friday 28 November

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 25 before tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the morning.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

Saturday 29 November

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning easterly in the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Sunday 30 November

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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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