Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Tuesday 21 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A strong high south of Australia will maintain a strong ridge across Queensland over the next few days. The ridge will start weakening from Wednesday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Swell
South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres around midday, then tending southerly 2 to 3 metres by early evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers offshore this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.

Wednesday 22 April

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 23 April

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly during the morning then becoming east to northeasterly during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres, tending southeasterly 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Sunny.

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 Tuesday.

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