Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast updated at 4:35 pm EST on Friday 27 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A surface trough across the southeast interior to near Fraser Island will move further north over southern waters today and overnight. Fresh to strong and gusty westerly winds are expected following the passage of the trough. A high over central Australia will extend a ridge along the east coast of Queensland in the wake of the trough.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
Westerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
Swell
Northerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 28 May

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning westerly in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Sunny.

Sunday 29 May

Winds
West to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning, becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon then becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southeasterly about 1 metre, increasing to southerly 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 30 May

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 Saturday.

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