Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Saturday 1 October 2016.

Weather Situation

A complex low lies over southeastern Australia, with an associated surface trough moving through southern Queensland waters during this morning. The low should then shift further south while weakening on Sunday, with a high pressure centre expected to move east over southern Queensland waters early Sunday. A new trough system will move rapidly east over Queensland on Monday, most likely entering southern Queensland waters late Monday night.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell
East to northeasterly 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Sunday 2 October

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to southwesterly before dawn then tending north to northeasterly in the middle of the day. Reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 3 October

Winds
North to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching 30 knots at times. Turning westerly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. 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 Saturday.

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