Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 12:46 pm EST on Wednesday 28 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A high pressure centre lies over the Great Australian Bight, whilst a low is developing over the western Tasman Sea. These systems will result in fresh to strong south to southeasterly winds over southern Queensland waters. Winds should then decrease during Thursday and Friday as the high and low slip further south.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
Southerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots from the afternoon.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Thursday 29 January

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
Southerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Winds turning southeasterly 15 to 25 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Friday 30 January

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots during the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

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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