Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 4:07 pm EST on Monday 18 June 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system will shift eastwards across the south and southeast of the continent during today and Tuesday. A large, slow-moving area of low pressure over the far southern Tasman Sea will extend a series of troughs through southern Queensland waters over the next few days. The combination of the high and low pressure systems will maintain fresh and gusty west to southwesterly winds through today and Tuesday, tending more southerly on Wednesday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Swell
Southeast to southwesterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Tuesday 19 June

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore. Winds tending south to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the afternoon and reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 20 June

Winds
Southerly 20 to 25 knots reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 21 June

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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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