Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Monday 20 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A weakening high in the Tasman Sea extends a ridge along the east coast of Queensland. The ridge will be strengthened by a new high pressure system that will move in to the Tasman Sea early Tuesday. A southeasterly wind change will move through southern Queensland waters during Tuesday morning, gradually extending northwards throughout the day.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Winds tending southeasterly throughout later this evening.
Seas
About 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Tuesday 21 October

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots early in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Wednesday 22 October

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the morning.

Thursday 23 October

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

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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