Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:52 pm EST on Monday 26 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A trough extends over Capricornia waters and is expected to shift further north tonight, with southeasterly winds extending through southern Queensland waters in its wake. South to southeasterly winds will freshen further during Tuesday and Wednesday as a high pressure centre over the Great Australian Bight strengthens as it shifts east southeast and a low develops over the western Tasman Sea. Winds should then decrease from the south on Thursday as the high and low slip further south.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1.5 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower later this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tuesday 27 January

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Wednesday 28 January

Winds
South to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots becoming southerly 20 to 30 knots in the morning.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Thursday 29 January

Winds
Southerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

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 Tuesday.

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