Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast updated at 10:05 am EST on Sunday 26 June 2016.

Weather Situation

A high over southeastern Australia extends a firm ridge into much of Queensland. The ridge will relax today as the high moves further east and weakens. A trough will move east over southern Queensland waters during Monday afternoon. A new high will then move east into southeastern Australia during Monday evening and Tuesday, extending a strong ridge into Queensland in the wake of the trough.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre inshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower in the evening.

Monday 27 June

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the late morning. Reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
1st Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres offshore, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening.
2nd Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre inshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of rain.

Tuesday 28 June

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
1st Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre, tending easterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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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