Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Tuesday 26 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A high over southern Western Australia extends a ridge across Queensland. The high will move slowly eastwards during the next few days, with the ridge strengthening in response.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Offshore: South to southeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
2nd Swell
Inshore: East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.
Caution
Deceptively powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Wednesday 27 July

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 28 July

Winds
South to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots tending south to southeasterly below 10 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 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 3:50 pm EST Tuesday.

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