Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 10:00 am EST on Tuesday 4 August 2015.

Weather Situation

A high to the southwest of Australia will move slowly eastwards over the next few days while maintaining a firm ridge across Queensland. The ridge has already pushed a cold front through far southern waters, and the front will be pushed further northwards today, from the Sunshine Coast early this morning to St. Lawrence by late morning.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Wednesday 5 August

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots early in the morning and again in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

Thursday 6 August

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning southerly during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the evening.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 Tuesday.

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