Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Monday 1 May 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system will shift further east into the Tasman Sea today, resulting in winds gradually decreasing and tending more onshore over southern Queensland waters. Winds will weaken further on Tuesday as the high shifts east to New Zealand. A new high pressure system will move east over the Great Australian Bight towards southeastern Australia on Wednesday, gradually extending a firm ridge into southern Queensland waters.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly about 10 knots tending easterly below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Tuesday 2 May

Winds
Variable about 10 knots, tending northeasterly 10 to 15 knots inshore in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 3 May

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Thursday 4 May

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
1st Swell
Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% 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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