Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 10:07 pm EST on Friday 22 May 2015.

Weather Situation

A low lies off the southern New South Wales coast and will deepen further while moving east over the Tasman Sea during today and Saturday. A high will then become slow moving over southeastern Australia during the weekend, extending a firm ridge into southern Queensland waters.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots over southern offshore waters.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Saturday 23 May

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
Southerly 25 to 30 knots, reaching up to 33 knots offshore. Winds tending south to southeasterly 20 to 30 knots during the afternoon and decreasing to 20 to 25 knots in the late evening.
Seas
2.5 to 3 metres, reaching up to 5 metres well offshore.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 2 metres inshore. Southerly 2 to 4 metres developing offshore, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.
Caution
Rough surf conditions.

Sunday 24 May

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Monday 25 May

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
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 4:45 am EST Saturday.

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