Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Friday 1 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A trough will move through southern waters during this evening and Saturday morning. A strong high over southern Western Australia will move slowly eastwards over the next few days with a firm ridge developing along the east coast in the wake of the trough.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots turning west to northwesterly in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.

Saturday 2 August

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots offshore. Winds tending south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots inshore after dawn, before turning south to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots throughout in the late morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southeast to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore later in the evening.

Sunday 3 August

Winds
South to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon, then tending southeasterly 1.5 metres later in the evening.

Monday 4 August

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore during 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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