Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Monday 22 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over western Tasman Sea extends a ridge of high pressure along Queensland's east coast. The high will move slowly eastwards over the next few days with the ridge gradually relaxing.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 metres offshore.

Tuesday 23 September

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.

Wednesday 24 September

Winds
Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
South to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.

Thursday 25 September

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots turning northwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Isolated thunderstorms 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 4:45 am EST Tuesday.

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