Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Wednesday 1 June 2016.

Weather Situation

A high near Tasmania will shift slowly east, extending a firm ridge along the east coast of Queensland. A trough is expected to develop and move south through South Queensland waters during Saturday, with strong northeasterly winds to the south of the trough.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore.

Thursday 2 June

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots before dawn.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning, then tending southeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore.

Friday 3 June

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
1st Swell
Southeasterly 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 4 June

Winds
Northeasterly 20 to 33 knots.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the morning.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 2 metres, tending northeasterly 2 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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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