Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Thursday 29 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A high pressure centre lies over the Great Australian Bight, whilst a low is developing over the western Tasman Sea. These systems will result in fresh southeasterly winds over southern Queensland waters. Winds should then decrease during Friday and Saturday as the high and low slip further south.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots early this morning. Winds turning southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Friday 30 January

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to northeasterly below 10 knots in the middle of the day then tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
30% chance of a shower in the early morning. Mostly sunny day.

Saturday 31 January

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 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 Thursday.

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