Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Friday 28 July 2017.

Weather Situation

Light and variable winds will tend northerly and freshen over far southern Queensland waters later today ahead of a trough. The trough should move northeast through southern Queensland waters south of Sandy Cape Saturday morning before weakening late in the day. Winds will then tend northerly again through far southern Queensland waters during Sunday and freshen further on Monday ahead of another trough that will likely approach the southern Queensland coast early Tuesday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day and reaching up to 20 knots in the late afternoon and evening, mostly offshore.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre inshore. Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Saturday 29 July

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds shifting southwest to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots from the south early in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Sunny.

Sunday 30 July

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots during the morning and afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre inshore. Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
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 3:50 pm EST Friday.

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