Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast updated at 8:39 am EST on Friday 20 April 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is shifting slowly eastwards over the Tasman Sea, extending a ridge into southern Queensland waters. The ridge will gradually weaken over the next few days, while a trough is likely to begin to slowly deepen off the far southeast coast over the weekend.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots tending east to southeasterly in the late morning. Winds reaching up to 15 knots at times in the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre inshore. Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 21 April

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots before dawn.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Sunday 22 April

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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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