Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 10:03 am EST on Thursday 2 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A broad high pressure system over southeastern Australia will maintain a ridge along much the east Queensland coast. A trough moving across southeastern Australia will extend a fresh southwesterly wind change into southern waters during Thursday or early Friday before a stronger southerly change moves through from the south on Friday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to northwesterly in the middle of the day then tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 3 July

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
South to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the morning. Winds tending south to southeasterly during the day.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Saturday 4 July

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending easterly during the morning then becoming variable below 10 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southerly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
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 Thursday.

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