Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Wednesday 4 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A large high east of New Zealand extends a weak ridge across the western Coral Sea off the southern coast of Queensland. A surface trough currently near Fraser Island will move further north through Capricornia waters during today. A ridge will strengthen a little along the southern coast in the next few days.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly in the late morning and early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 5 May

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.

Friday 6 May

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming easterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

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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