Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Tuesday 21 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A strong high in the Tasman Sea is pushing a south to southeasterly wind surge north through southern Queensland waters for the remainder of today. The high will then weaken from Wednesday, with winds subsequently decreasing.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Wednesday 22 October

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the morning.

Thursday 23 October

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 24 October

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 Wednesday.

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