Gold Coast Waters Forecast: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Thursday 30 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A strong high over southeastern Australia extends a firm ridge along the east Queensland coast. The ridge will gradually relax during the next few days as the high centre weakens and shifts north towards southeastern Queensland.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre offshore, tending east to southeasterly inshore.
Weather
Clear.

Friday 31 July

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots tending west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning then becoming variable below 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Saturday 1 August

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Sunday 2 August

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Easterly below 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 4:45 am EST Friday.

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