Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Thursday 31 July 2014.

Weather Situation

A weakening ridge extends from west to east across the state. A trough will shift northeastwards over southern waters during Friday evening and Saturday morning. A new, strong high will enter the Great Australia Bight on Friday, moving slowly east to lie over Victoria by Sunday and extending a strengthening ridge over Queensland.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning northerly 20 to 25 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.

Friday 1 August

Winds
North to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.

Saturday 2 August

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly 20 to 30 knots during the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore during the 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.

Nearby Coastal Waters

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Thursday.

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