Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Saturday 26 July 2014.

Weather Situation

A trough lies over the southeastern interior of Queensland is expected to contract off the southern coast early Sunday morning. A high will enter New South Wales on Sunday, extending a ridge into southern Queensland in the wake of the trough. The high should then weaken from Monday, with the ridge gradually relaxing as a result.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning northwesterly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore later in the evening.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
The chance of thunderstorms.

Sunday 27 July

Winds
Northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the morning. Winds tending south to southwesterly early in the morning tending south to southeasterly in the middle of the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
South to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
The chance of thunderstorms offshore early in the morning.

Monday 28 July

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.

Tuesday 29 July

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending northerly during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
South to southeasterly around 1 metre.

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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