Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Wednesday 29 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A strong high over southern Australia extends a firm ridge along the east Queensland coast. The high is expected to weaken as it moves east into the Tasman Sea on Thursday, with the ridge easing along the east coast.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Light winds close inshore early.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, reaching 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Thursday 30 July

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers in the morning.

Friday 31 July

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then becoming northerly about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
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 3:50 pm EST Wednesday.

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