Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Saturday 25 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A weakening ridge extends along the east Queensland coast. Northerly winds will freshen over far southern waters during the weekend, and should strengthen further on Monday as a trough moves east over the southern interior of the state.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm early this evening.

Sunday 26 October

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
Northerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon.

Monday 27 October

Winds
Northerly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas
2.5 to 3 metres.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the afternoon.

Tuesday 28 October

Winds
North to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending northeasterly around 1 metre during the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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 Sunday.

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