Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:53 pm EST on Sunday 19 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A surface trough is moving eastwards through the southeastern interior of the state and will most likely move through southern Queensland waters during Monday morning. A high pressure system moving east into the Tasman Sea will then gradually extend a ridge northwards into southern Queensland waters in the wake of the trough on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times inshore. Winds tending southwest to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots inshore in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a gusty thunderstorm.

Monday 20 February

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the late morning and early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

Tuesday 21 February

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Wednesday 22 February

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Partly 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 Monday.

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