South Queensland

Synoptic Situation: A surface trough will remain slow-moving near Double Island Point will weaken weaken during today. As the trough weakens, a large high [10398 hPa] near New Zealand will extend a strengthening ridge along the southern Queensland coast.


Wind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

Friday 20 September

Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then tending east to northeasterly in the late afternoon and evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell 1: East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Saturday 21 September

Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, tending north to northeasterly in the late afternoon and evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell 1: Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Sunday 22 September

Winds: North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Point Lookout during the evening.
Swell 1: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather: Mostly sunny.