Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Friday 6 March 2015.

Weather Situation

A trough and an associated southeasterly wind change lie near Fraser Island and will most likely weaken before extending northwards into Capricornia waters today. A high in the Tasman Sea will extend a ridge into southern Queensland waters in the wake of the trough.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots early in the morning. Winds becoming southeast to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots knots in the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning, then tending southerly 2 to 3 metres around midday.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Saturday 7 March

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres, tending southerly 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Weather
40% chance of showers in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.

Sunday 8 March

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm 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 3:50 pm EST Friday.

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