Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 5:23 am EST on Monday 25 May 2015.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over southeast Australia extends a firm ridge across Queensland. The high should remain over southeast Australia for the next few days, but will then weaken and move across the Tasman Sea during the middle of the week.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres, tending southerly 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Tuesday 26 May

Winds
Southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Caution
Deceptively powerful surf conditions in the afternoon and evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Wednesday 27 May

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Caution
Deceptively powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

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 Monday.

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