Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Monday 23 October 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system will extend a weak ridge into southern Queensland waters as it shifts east over southeastern Australia today and into the northwestern Tasman Sea on Tuesday. Winds will then generally turn more north to northeasterly over southern waters on Wednesday as the high shifts further eastwards and a trough enters western Queensland.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots, tending east to southeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
2nd Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre inshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. A thunderstorm likely.

Tuesday 24 October

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly in the middle of the day then tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
60% chance of showers in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.

Wednesday 25 October

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre 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 3:50 pm EST Monday.

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