Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Monday 26 September 2016.

Weather Situation

A trough will progress through the area this evening resulting in fresher southwesterly winds tomorrow morning. A deepening low over south eastern Australia will combine with a high pressure system in the northern Tasman Sea to produce an increasingly vigorous northerly flow from Wednesday evening.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northwesterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre later in the evening.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Clear.

Tuesday 27 September

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the morning. Turning east to southeasterly in the early afternoon then tending northwest to northeasterly in the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 28 September

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting east to northeasterly in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 29 September

Winds
Northerly 20 to 30 knots tending northwesterly during the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre, tending easterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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 Tuesday.

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