Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:53 pm EST on Tuesday 28 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A strong high over southern Australia extends a firm ridge along the east Queensland coast. The high is expected to weaken as it moves east into the Tasman Sea on Thursday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Wednesday 29 July

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre later in the evening.
1st Swell
Southerly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Thursday 30 July

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the morning.

Friday 31 July

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Wednesday.

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