Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:52 pm EST on Sunday 3 May 2015.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system is located just off the northern New South Wales coast and should track slowly east southeastwards over the Tasman Sea during the next few days while weakening. A surface trough will enter western Queensland on Tuesday and move rapidly east, reaching the southern coast on Wednesday

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly about 10 knots, tending easterly inshore.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly 2 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore.

Monday 4 May

Winds
West to southwesterly about 10 knots, tending south to southeasterly during the early afternoon. Winds tending east to northeasterly inshore during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower.

Tuesday 5 May

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Wednesday 6 May

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% 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 Monday.

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