Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Friday 3 July 2015.
A trough and an associated gusty southerly wind change over far southern Queensland waters will extend through remaining waters today. Winds will decrease over southern Queensland waters during the weekend as a high over southeastern Australia weakens and shifts slowly north.
Forecast for Friday until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Gold Coast Waters
- South to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the morning mostly offshore. Winds tending south to southeasterly during the day.
- 2 to 3 metres.
- Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
- Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower from late this morning.
Saturday 4 July
- South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
- Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Sunday 5 July
- Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
- Below 1 metre.
- Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
- 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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Friday.