South Queensland

Synoptic Situation: A surface trough lies along the South Queensland coastline. The trough will develop further and move offshore of the South Queensland coast during the day today, with south to southeasterly winds developing over coastal waters.

Queensland

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 28 February

Winds: Variable below 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore by early evening.
Swell 1: Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 29 February

Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell 1: Easterly below 1 metre.
Swell 2: South to southeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Sunday 1 March

Winds: South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell 1: Easterly below 1 metre.
Swell 2: South to southeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy.