Southeast Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Maroochydore
Tides for Gold Coast
forecast windsThursday: NW 25 kts
Friday: SE change 20 kts
Saturday: SE 20/25 kts
Wednesday: Northerly 10/15 knots, tending northeasterly inshore. Winds briefly shifting southeasterly south of Maroochydore late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Thursday: Northerly 10/15 knots tending north to northeasterly 15/20 knots mid afternoon. Winds shifting northwesterly, and reaching up to 25 knots offshore during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day. A southeasterly change about 20 knots in far southern waters late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots extending throughout during the early morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. 1st. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. 2nd. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.Issued Wed 15:50 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
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Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.
It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.
Storm-weary parts of southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales are preparing for another bout of wild weather today.