Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:59 pm EST on Friday 20 January 2017.

Weather Situation

Moderate to fresh north to northeasterly winds over southern waters ahead of a surface trough and associated fresh southeasterly wind change which is expected to move northwards through southern waters during the weekend.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore later tonight.

Saturday 21 January

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 25 knots shifting southeasterly from the south mid to late morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
2nd Swell
Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

Sunday 22 January

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Monday 23 January

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to northeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 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.

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 Saturday.

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