Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:46 am EST on Wednesday 8 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A high in the Tasman Sea will extend a strengthening ridge along the east coast of Queensland through today and Thursday. The ridge will weaken on Friday as the high moves southeast towards New Zealand and weakens. A trough should move through southern waters on Saturday morning with westerly winds developing in its wake.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times in the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Thursday 9 July

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Friday 10 July

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning north to northeasterly below 10 knots during the day then tending northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% 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 3:50 pm EST Wednesday.

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