Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast updated at 6:28 pm EST on Saturday 25 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A series of surface troughs will shift west over the Coral Sea towards southern Queensland waters during the forecast period. A high pressure system near Tasmania will strengthen while moving slowly east over the Tasman Sea during the next few days.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres inshore.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore.

Sunday 26 February

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres inshore.
1st Swell
Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Monday 27 February

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tuesday 28 February

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres inshore during the morning.
1st Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. 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 Sunday.

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