Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 10:00 am EST on Saturday 25 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A series of weak troughs will move east over far southern Queensland waters during the next couple of days. A more significant trough and an associated fresh southwesterly wind change will move east over southern Queensland waters early Sunday. A strong high in the Southern Ocean will then extend a firm ridge into southern Queensland in the wake of the trough.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly in the early afternoon then tending northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, decreasing to 0.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Easterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Sunday 26 April

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots at times in the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 27 April

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 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 3:50 pm EST Saturday.

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