Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:54 pm EST on Wednesday 1 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A surface trough is moving westwards near the southern Queensland coast, and will push onshore throughout this morning. A high moving eastwards over the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge along the east Queensland coast. A new high will enter the western Tasman Sea late in the week, maintaining the ridge.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Generally easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending southeasterly 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 2 April

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots, possibly reaching up to 25 knots north of Point Lookout in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning.

Friday 3 April

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 4 April

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming northeasterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 Thursday.

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