Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Sunday 26 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the southern Tasman Sea extends a weak ridge along the east coast. A surface trough will gradually approach the southern waters early in the new week, causing northerly winds to freshen during Sunday and Monday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
Northerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday, then tending east to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 27 October

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
Northerly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas
2.5 to 3 metres.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the afternoon.

Tuesday 28 October

Winds
North to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots shifting south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots over southern waters during the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending northeasterly around 1 metre during the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 Sunday.

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