Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Tuesday 4 August 2015.

Weather Situation

A trough currently extends over Capricornia waters and will move further northeast overnight. A second trough will develop over inland southeast Queensland overnight and move east through southern waters early Wednesday. A high to the southwest of Australia will move slowly eastwards over the next few days, extending a firm ridge across Queensland in the wake of the troughs.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Wednesday 5 August

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday, then increasing to 1 to 2 metres by early evening.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 6 August

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 25 knots turning southerly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 7 August

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots at times.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the evening.
1st Swell
Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres offshore, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
2nd Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% 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 Wednesday.

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