Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 10:12 am EST on Monday 5 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system near New Zealand extends a ridge through the southwest Coral Sea. A surface trough will move eastwards over the Queensland interior on Monday and Tuesday and will combine with the ridge to maintain a fresh to strong north to northeasterly flow over South Queensland waters.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
Northerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 6 December

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
Northerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning and again in the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower south of Point Lookout, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore south of Point Lookout at night.

Wednesday 7 December

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the evening.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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 Monday.

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