Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 4:47 am EST on Tuesday 24 January 2017.

Weather Situation

Weak high pressure centres over the Tasman Sea will maintain a weak ridge into southern Queensland waters during the next few days. The ridge will likely strengthen late in the week as a new, stronger high moves east into the Tasman Sea.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots, tending northerly 10 to 15 knots during the morning and reaching up to 20 knots at times inshore in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre, tending southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

Wednesday 25 January

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots tending variable below 10 knots during the morning before becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 26 January

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the day then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre 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 3:50 pm EST Tuesday.

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