Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast updated at 4:12 pm EST on Friday 26 December 2014.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure lies along Queensland's southeast coast. The ridge should weaken during Friday night and into Saturday morning. A new ridge of high pressure over southern Australia should push a fresh southeast change into New South Wale's far northern waters during Saturday, but the change is unlikely to cross the state border into Queensland waters.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 27 December

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, shifting east to southeasterly from late morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots at times inshore from late morning. Winds and seas dependant on the movement of trough.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Sunday 28 December

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning north to northeasterly in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Monday 29 December

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 Saturday.

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