Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:53 pm EST on Thursday 21 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A large high near Tasmania will move slowly to the east and strengthen over the next few days. A trough will remain relatively slow-moving over southern coastal waters.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots at times.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Isolated thunderstorms, mainly offshore.

Friday 22 August

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, mainly offshore.

Saturday 23 August

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly 1.5 metres.

Sunday 24 August

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

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 Friday.

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