Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:46 am EST on Saturday 20 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over southeast Australia should strengthen as it moves slowly eastwards over the next few days. The high will lead to a strengthening the ridge over South Queensland Waters during the weekend and early next week. A moderate to fresh southeast wind change should enter far southern waters this morning and extend northwards to Sandy Cape by late Saturday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southwesterly in the morning then turning southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the late morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell
South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Isolated thunderstorms in the morning and afternoon.

Sunday 21 September

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres around midday, then tending south to southeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres later in the evening.

Monday 22 September

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
South to southeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.

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 Saturday.

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