Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Tuesday 26 May 2015.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over southeast Australia extends a firm ridge across Queensland. The high will weaken on Wednesday as it starts to move eastwards across the Tasman Sea.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending southerly 2 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Caution
Deceptively powerful surf conditions in the afternoon and evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Wednesday 27 May

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 10 to 15 knots before dawn.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending southerly 2 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Caution
Deceptively powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Thursday 28 May

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Friday 29 May

Winds
North to northeasterly below 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly during the morning then tending north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
South to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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 Wednesday.

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