Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:53 pm EST on Wednesday 26 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure extends along the east Queensland coast. The ridge will strengthen late Thursday as a new high centre develops over the western Tasman Sea. A trough and associated southeasterly wind change will most likely enter far southern Queensland waters during Thursday afternoon or evening and shift north.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 27 November

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning east to northeasterly below 10 knots in the late morning and early afternoon then tending southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
South to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Friday 28 November

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots tending easterly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

Saturday 29 November

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
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 4:45 am EST Thursday.

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