Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:56 pm EST on Friday 30 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge should remain along Queensland's southeast coast until at least Saturday, whilst a fairly deep low should drift eastwards across the southern Tasman Sea during the next few days. A new ridge of high pressure should extend up the southeast coast late in the weekend.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Saturday 31 January

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, tending northeasterly in the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the late afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
20% chance of a shower in the morning. Sunny afternoon.

Sunday 1 February

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to below 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. Mostly sunny day.

Monday 2 February

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% 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.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am EST Saturday.

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