Wintery blast wakes the Gold Coast with coldest morning of the year

Winter is well and truly on its way for the Gold Coast, with parts of the region waking to their coldest morning of the year.

It’s just two degrees out in Canungra this morning, while Coolangatta woke to just seven degrees.

It’s part of a high-pressure system affecting the whole of the southeast, resulting in clear skies and no cloud cover, leaving us exposed to chilly temps once the sun leaves us.


It’s bringing south-westerly winds which comes with the very cold temps from further inland.

Our overnight lows are nothing compared to parts of the Scenic Rim, who’ve woken to sub-zero temperatures.

Applethorpe recorded -2.3 degrees around 6.30 am, while Roma was at -2.4 degrees.

The Bureau’s now forecasting a possible return of cloud cover from tomorrow, with a chance of showers around the Gold Coast as well.

Here’s the forecast for the week so far.

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Global warming my fat ass! 😂🤣😆😊😀