Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Saturday 27 May 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the western Tasman Sea extends a weak ridge into southern Queensland waters. The ridge will weaken further during today as the high shifts east over the Tasman Sea. A surface trough over the interior of the state will move east during the rest of the weekend, moving through southern waters late on Sunday or early Monday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Sunday 28 May

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon and reaching up to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 60% chance of showers offshore, 30% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Monday 29 May

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending westerly early in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore in the morning.

Tuesday 30 May

Winds
Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming westerly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% 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 4:45 am EST Sunday.

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