Queensland Weather Forecast

Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters
Issued: Thursday, 5 May 4:45AM
Forecast for Thursday, 5 May
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 6 May
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots tending southeasterly early in the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Forecast for Saturday, 7 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

South East Gulf of Carpentaria: QLD-NT Border to Cape Keerweer Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for South East Gulf of Carpentaria: QLD-NT Border to Cape Keerweer
Issued: Thursday, 5 May 4:45AM
Forecast for Thursday, 5 May
Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Kowanyama during the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 6 May
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming easterly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Saturday, 7 May
Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing to 0.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
North East Gulf of Carpentaria: Cape Keerweer to Crab Island Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for North East Gulf of Carpentaria: Cape Keerweer to Crab Island
Issued: Thursday, 5 May 4:45AM
Forecast for Thursday, 5 May
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cullen Point during the morning and again in the late evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 6 May
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Weipa during the day.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Weipa later in the evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Saturday, 7 May
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening.
Torres Strait Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Torres Strait
Issued: Thursday, 5 May 4:45AM
Forecast for Thursday, 5 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore west of Cape York this evening.
Forecast for Friday, 6 May
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: 40% chance of showers in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore west of Cape York in the early morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.
Forecast for Saturday, 7 May
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly during the day.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Peninsula Coast: Sharp Point to Cape Melville Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Peninsula Coast: Sharp Point to Cape Melville
Issued: Thursday, 5 May 4:45AM
Forecast for Thursday, 5 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Cape Sidmouth. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning.
Forecast for Friday, 6 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Forecast for Saturday, 7 May
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation
Issued: Thursday, 5 May 4:45AM
Forecast for Thursday, 5 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore north of Cooktown in the late morning.
Forecast for Friday, 6 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Forecast for Saturday, 7 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell
Issued: Thursday, 5 May 4:45AM
Forecast for Thursday, 5 May
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Forecast for Friday, 6 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Forecast for Saturday, 7 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Cairns. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen
Issued: Thursday, 5 May 4:45AM
Forecast for Thursday, 5 May
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots, tending northeasterly inshore during the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Cape Bowling Green in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 6 May
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, tending east to northeasterly inshore during the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning.
Forecast for Saturday, 7 May
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence
Issued: Thursday, 5 May 4:45AM
Forecast for Thursday, 5 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Mackay in the evening. Winds turning easterly in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Mackay around midday. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 6 May
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly early in the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore around midday. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning.
Forecast for Saturday, 7 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower.
Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters
Issued: Thursday, 5 May 4:45AM
Forecast for Thursday, 5 May
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 6 May
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots tending southeasterly early in the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Forecast for Saturday, 7 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads
Issued: Thursday, 5 May 4:45AM
Forecast for Thursday, 5 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cape Capricorn during the afternoon and evening. Winds turning easterly in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Agnes Water during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers north of Agnes Water this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Agnes Water during the morning and afternoon.
Forecast for Friday, 6 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 7 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Hervey Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Hervey Bay
Issued: Thursday, 5 May 4:45AM
Forecast for Thursday, 5 May
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly in the late morning and afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 6 May
Winds: South to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning then decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 7 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Fraser Island Coast: Sandy Cape to Double Island Point Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Fraser Island Coast: Sandy Cape to Double Island Point
Issued: Thursday, 5 May 4:45AM
Forecast for Thursday, 5 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 6 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Saturday, 7 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Sunshine Coast Waters: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Sunshine Coast Waters: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton
Issued: Thursday, 5 May 4:45AM
Forecast for Thursday, 5 May
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore north of Maroochydore, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Friday, 6 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning easterly in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Saturday, 7 May
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots tending southeasterly during the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Moreton Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Moreton Bay
Issued: Thursday, 5 May 4:45AM
Forecast for Thursday, 5 May
Winds: South to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming southeasterly in the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 6 May
Winds: South to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly in the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Saturday, 7 May
Winds: Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger
Issued: Thursday, 5 May 4:45AM
Forecast for Thursday, 5 May
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly in the late afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 6 May
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Saturday, 7 May
Winds: Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Weather Forecast supplied by the Bureau of Meteorology