Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 10:20 pm EST on Saturday 23 September 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the northern Tasman Sea will move slowly eastwards over the next few days. A surface trough will move slowly eastwards across the southern interior of Queensland during Sunday and should enter the southeastern inland during Monday. Fresh to strong northerly winds will extend over southern Queensland waters ahead of this feature. A coastal trough will move north along the New South Wales coast late Monday, possibly entering far southern Queensland waters during Tuesday though there is a large amount of uncertainty currently associated with the coastal trough movement.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
Northerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Point Lookout in the late evening.
Seas
2.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Sunday 24 September

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
North to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots, tending northerly knots in the afternoon and reaching up to 30 knots in the late afternoon and evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 25 September

Winds
North to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots at times.
Seas
2.5 to 3 metres.
Swell
Northerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the evening.

Tuesday 26 September

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots reaching up to 30 knots at times, shifting southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Northerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the afternoon and evening.

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 Sunday.

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