Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Tuesday 16 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure will remain along the Queensland east coast over the next few days. A surface trough is moving eastwards through southern Queensland, and is expected to pass through southern Queensland waters during Wednesday morning.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
The chance of thunderstorms this evening.

Wednesday 17 September

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots reaching 25 knots offshore in the early morning. Winds tending westerly 10 to 15 knots around dawn then turning north to northwesterly in the early afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.

Thursday 18 September

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending southerly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.

Friday 19 September

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon then tending northerly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.

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 Wednesday.

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