Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Monday 11 December 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over southeastern Australia will maintain a firm ridge and a general fresh southeasterly wind flow over south Queensland waters as it moves slowly east into the Tasman Sea during Tuesday and Wednesday. The ridge will then relax from late Wednesday as the high shifts further east over the Tasman Sea.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore early this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tuesday 12 December

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Wednesday 13 December

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots in offshore northern waters during the day, turning easterly in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending easterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower offshore north of Point Lookout, near zero chance elsewhere.

Thursday 14 December

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots tending east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then becoming north to northeasterly about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 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 4:45 am EST Tuesday.

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