Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Wednesday 24 May 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system in the Tasman Sea extends a weak ridge over south Queensland waters. A surface trough will move through southern inland Queensland today and push off the southern coast overnight into Thursday. The ridge will become reestablished in the wake of the trough as the next high pressure system moves into southeastern Australia.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly about 10 knots tending northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 25 May

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Easterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 26 May

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

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 Wednesday.

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