Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 4:46 am EST on Friday 19 December 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system in the Great Australian Bight should move across southeast Australia during Saturday and into the Tasman Sea on Sunday. A fresh southeast change will move through southern waters late this afternoon or evening. A firm ridge will develop over southeast waters during the weekend in the wake of the trough.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northeasterly in the afternoon ahead of a south to southeasterly change 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon. South to southeasterly winds reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy with 40% chance of showers this morning. Sunny afternoon.

Saturday 20 December

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore early in the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the morning.

Sunday 21 December

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% 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 3:50 pm EST Friday.

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