Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Saturday 4 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A high over southeastern Australia extends a firm ridge and a fresh southerly wind flow into southern Queensland waters. Winds will decrease during the weekend as the high weakens and shifts slowly north. A weak trough will most likely move east over southern Queensland waters Monday afternoon or evening.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, decreasing to about 10 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore. Southerly 2.0 metres offshore, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Sunday 5 July

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Monday 6 July

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 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 Saturday.

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