Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Tuesday 9 February 2016.
A slow moving high pressure system over the western Tasman Sea will combine with a broad area of low pressure developing through the Coral Sea to maintain a south to southeasterly wind flow over southern Queensland waters during the forecast period. Winds should decrease below strong on Wednesday as the high weakens slightly.
Forecast for Tuesday until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Gold Coast Waters
- Southerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots at times.
- 2 to 3 metres.
- Easterly below 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Wednesday 10 February
- South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times in the morning. Winds tending southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
- 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
Thursday 11 February
- Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Southeasterly around 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 50% 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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Tuesday.