Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Saturday 25 March 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system near Tasmania extends a ridge into southern Queensland waters. As the high moves further east, and a tropical system in the northwest Coral Sea strengthens over the next few days, the ridge will firm with freshening southeasterly winds likely, especially north of Fraser Island.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Point Lookout during the morning. Winds turning easterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower this morning.

Sunday 26 March

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower at night. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the evening.

Monday 27 March

Winds
East to northeasterly below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% 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 Saturday.

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