Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 4:47 am EST on Tuesday 3 March 2015.

Weather Situation

A high in the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge into southern Queensland waters. The ridge will relax from the south later today and Wednesday as the high shifts further east.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

Wednesday 4 March

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

Thursday 5 March

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then shifting southeasterly 15 to 25 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the evening.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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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