Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Wednesday 28 June 2017.

Weather Situation

A weak high pressure system will shift slowly east over the Tasman Sea. This high will maintain a weak ridge over southern Queensland waters over the next few days. A coastal trough should approach far southern Queensland waters late on Thursday before shifting north over southern waters during Friday, with freshening southerly winds in the trough's wake.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower south of Point Lookout, near zero chance elsewhere.

Thursday 29 June

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers south of Point Lookout, 40% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening.

Friday 30 June

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting southerly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

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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