Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Tuesday 25 April 2017.

Weather Situation

A weak high pressure system in the Tasman Sea will drift slowly eastwards over the next few days, with the ridge along the east coast of Queensland weakening as a result. A trough is likely to move across southeastern Queensland on Wednesday, moving through southern waters on Wednesday evening and Thursday morning.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly 1.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 26 April

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots tending northwesterly 15 to 20 knots before dawn then tending westerly in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Thursday 27 April

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore during the evening.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
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 3:50 pm EST Tuesday.

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