Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Saturday 18 November 2017.

Weather Situation

A large high pressure system in the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge along the east coast of Queensland. This ridge will remain in place well into next week. A deep low pressure system to the north of New Zealand will slowly move eastwards this weekend. This low will generate an increased long period easterly swell over southern waters during Monday and Tuesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers and rain areas.

Sunday 19 November

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly in the late morning and early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres around midday.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Monday 20 November

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% 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 3:50 pm EST Saturday.

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