Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Tuesday 28 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A series of surface troughs will shift west over the Coral Sea towards southern Queensland waters during today and Wednesday. A high pressure system in the Tasman Sea will remain slow moving over the next few days before weakening late in the week.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the early morning. Winds tending northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon, then decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
1st Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Wednesday 1 March

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 2 March

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly during the morning then decreasing to about 10 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 Tuesday.

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