Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Wednesday 28 September 2016.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge over southeastern Queensland will shift eastwards into southern waters tonight. A strong cold front will move rapidly eastwards across inland Queensland on Thursday, reaching southern waters late in the evening and moving further offshore on Friday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Point Lookout in the evening. Tending northeasterly in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre later in the evening.
Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Thursday 29 September

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
Northerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the day. Tending northwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Friday 30 September

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning westerly 20 to 25 knots during the morning and early afternoon.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
60% chance of showers in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Sunny afternoon.

Saturday 1 October

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning north to northwesterly during the day then tending west to northwesterly during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
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 4:45 am EST Thursday.

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