Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Thursday 27 July 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure centre will shift over southeastern Queensland this afternoon and evening, resulting in light winds over southern Queensland waters this evening and Friday morning. Winds will tend northerly and freshen over far southern Queensland waters later on Friday ahead of another trough which should move northeast through southern Queensland waters, south of Sandy Cape Saturday morning.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre inshore. South to southeasterly around 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres by early evening.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Friday 28 July

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre inshore. Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 29 July

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots early ahead of a southerly change extending north through the morning. Winds becoming east to southeasterly about 10 knots in the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre inshore. Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Weather: Sunny.
Weather
Sunny.

Sunday 30 July

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots during the morning and afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre inshore. Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Sunny.

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 Friday.

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