Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Wednesday 23 May 2018.

Weather Situation

A strong, slow-moving high pressure system over the Great Australian Bight extends a ridge across southern Queensland waters with generally light to moderate winds today. Southerly winds increase from later today as the high shifts a little further to the east and firms the ridge.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning and early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Inshore: South to southeasterly around 1 metre. Offshore: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2 to 4 metres later in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Thursday 24 May

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Inshore: South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres. Offshore: Southerly 2 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 25 May

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the afternoon and evening. Southerly 1.5 to 2 meters offshore increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon and reaching up to 3.5 metres in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% 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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