Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:55 pm EST on Wednesday 4 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A new high pressure system will develop over the southwestern Tasman Sea this evening and then strengthen as it shifts slowly east towards New Zealand during Thursday and Friday. The high will extend a ridge into southern Queensland waters.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Thursday 5 May

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly below 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.

Friday 6 May

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.

Saturday 7 May

Winds
Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% 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 Thursday.

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