Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Wednesday 26 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure extends along the east Queensland coast. The ridge will strengthen late Thursday as a new high centre develops over the western Tasman Sea. A trough and associated southeasterly wind change will most likely enter far southern Queensland waters during Thursday afternoon or evening and shift north.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots, tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of thunderstorms.

Thursday 27 November

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon before tending southeasterly 15 to 20 knots from the south in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres early evening.
Swell
South to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of thunderstorms.

Friday 28 November

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

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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