Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Monday 27 March 2017.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge will lie through southern Queensland waters over the next few days. Tropical cyclone Debbie lies in the western Coral Sea and is expected to move west-southwestwards towards the northeast Queensland coast over the next few days. This will lead to a strengthening of winds through waters north of Fraser Island.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Easterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
South to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Northerly below 1 metre developing in the evening, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers inshore, 30% chance elsewhere.

Tuesday 28 March

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots, reaching up to 15 knots at times during the late afternoon and evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Northerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore north of Point Lookout, near zero chance elsewhere.

Wednesday 29 March

Winds
Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Northerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% 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 Monday.

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