Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Monday 20 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A surface trough and an associated southerly wind change will move through southern Queensland waters this morning. A high pressure system moving east into the Tasman Sea will then gradually extend a ridge northwards into southern Queensland waters in the wake of the trough on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times inshore during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Tuesday 21 February

Winds
Southeasterly about 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning and increasing further to 15 to 20 knots from the late morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Wednesday 22 February

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers offshore, 30% chance elsewhere.

Thursday 23 February

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 20 knots.
Seas
1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 30% 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 4:45 am EST Tuesday.

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