Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Thursday 31 July 2014.

Weather Situation

A weakening ridge of high pressure extends across the south of the state. A trough will shift northeastwards over southern waters during Friday evening and Saturday morning. A new, strong high will enter the Great Australia Bight on Friday, moving slowly east and extending a strengthening ridge over Queensland.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.

Friday 1 August

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots at times offshore. Winds tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.

Saturday 2 August

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning southerly 25 to 30 knots in the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore later in the evening.

Sunday 3 August

Winds
Southerly 20 to 30 knots turning southeasterly 25 to 30 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres 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 4:45 am EST Friday.

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