Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 10:45 am EST on Saturday 23 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A large over the southern Tasman Sea will move slowly to the east over the next few days whilst strengthening. A trough will remain slow-moving through southern coastal waters, enhancing winds over southern waters at times. A more significant surface trough is likely to deepen off the far southern coast of Queensland on Monday but some uncertainty remains regarding the development of this trough.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
South to southeasterly 25 to 33 knots.
Seas
2.5 to 3 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1.5 metres.

Sunday 24 August

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
South to southeasterly 25 to 33 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres.
Swell
Easterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres later in the evening.

Monday 25 August

Winds
Southerly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Isolated thunderstorms offshore.

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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