Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Saturday 10 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A trough and associated fresh southeasterly wind change over Fraser Island waters will push through Capricornia waters during this morning. A slow moving high pressure system will develop over the northwestern Tasman Sea today, extending a firm ridge through southern Queensland waters in the wake of the trough.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 11 December

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Point Lookout early in the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 2 metres offshore, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 12 December

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 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 Saturday.

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