Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:56 pm EST on Friday 26 May 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over southeastern Australia extends a ridge into southern Queensland waters. The ridge will weaken during the weekend as the high shifts east over the Tasman Sea. Northerly winds may freshen over far southern Queensland waters late Sunday ahead of a surface trough approaching from the west.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.

Saturday 27 May

Winds
Variable below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore.

Sunday 28 May

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers offshore, 40% chance elsewhere.

Monday 29 May

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending westerly during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

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 Saturday.

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