Queensland Weather Forecast

Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters
Issued: Wednesday, 31 August 3:50PM
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 August
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Creal Reef in the late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Creal Reef.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower north of Creal Reef, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 September
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 30% chance of a light shower.
Forecast for Friday, 2 September
Winds: Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Saturday, 3 September
Winds: Northerly 15 to 20 knots turning west to northwesterly during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% 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: Wednesday, 31 August 3:50PM
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 August
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 September
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 2 September
Winds: Winds variable about 10 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots before dawn then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Saturday, 3 September
Winds: Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny.
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: Wednesday, 31 August 3:50PM
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 August
Winds: Variable about 10 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Weipa in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Cullen Point later in the evening.
Swell:
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 September
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a light shower offshore north of Cullen Point, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Friday, 2 September
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots before dawn then becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Saturday, 3 September
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Torres Strait Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Torres Strait
Issued: Wednesday, 31 August 3:50PM
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 August
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore east of Cape York in the afternoon and evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of light showers.
Forecast for Friday, 2 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Forecast for Saturday, 3 September
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
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: Wednesday, 31 August 3:50PM
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 August
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Sidmouth in the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower offshore south of Cape Sidmouth, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore during the morning.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of light showers north of Cape Grenville, 30% chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Friday, 2 September
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower offshore north of Cape Grenville, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Saturday, 3 September
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation
Issued: Wednesday, 31 August 3:50PM
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 August
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times offshore north of Cooktown.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 September
Winds: East to southeasterly15 to 20 knots reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cooktown early in the morning.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a light shower.
Forecast for Friday, 2 September
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Saturday, 3 September
Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming east to southeasterly about 10 knots during the morning then increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.
Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell
Issued: Wednesday, 31 August 3:50PM
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 August
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Cloudy. 30% chance of a light shower.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 September
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of light showers.
Forecast for Friday, 2 September
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning north to northeasterly during the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Saturday, 3 September
Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.
Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen
Issued: Wednesday, 31 August 3:50PM
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 August
Winds: East to 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. 20% chance of a light shower.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 September
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell: East to northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of light showers in the early morning.
Forecast for Friday, 2 September
Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northeasterly during the morning and early afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Forecast for Saturday, 3 September
Winds: North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence
Issued: Wednesday, 31 August 3:50PM
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 August
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning easterly in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower offshore north of Hamilton Island, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 September
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Hamilton Island early in the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower.
Forecast for Friday, 2 September
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly in the late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Saturday, 3 September
Winds: North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the day.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters
Issued: Wednesday, 31 August 3:50PM
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 August
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Creal Reef in the late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Creal Reef.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower north of Creal Reef, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 September
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 30% chance of a light shower.
Forecast for Friday, 2 September
Winds: Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Saturday, 3 September
Winds: Northerly 15 to 20 knots turning west to northwesterly during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads
Issued: Wednesday, 31 August 3:50PM
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 August
Winds: Easterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 September
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly during the morning. Reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Agnes Water in the late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Agnes Water later in the evening.
Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 30% chance of a light shower.
Forecast for Friday, 2 September
Winds: Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning northerly in the afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore south of Cape Capricorn.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Forecast for Saturday, 3 September
Winds: North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore southern waters during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.
Hervey Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Hervey Bay
Issued: Wednesday, 31 August 3:50PM
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 August
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 September
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower.
Forecast for Friday, 2 September
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly 15 to 20 knots in the late morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Forecast for Saturday, 3 September
Winds: North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots shifting south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas: 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell: North to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.
Fraser Island Coast: Sandy Cape to Double Island Point Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Fraser Island Coast: Sandy Cape to Double Island Point
Issued: Wednesday, 31 August 3:50PM
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 August
Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 September
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 30% chance of a light shower in the evening.
Forecast for Friday, 2 September
Winds: Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning northerly 20 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers at night.
Forecast for Saturday, 3 September
Winds: Northerly 20 to 30 knots shifting west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre, tending northeast to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.
Sunshine Coast Waters: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Sunshine Coast Waters: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton
Issued: Wednesday, 31 August 3:50PM
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 August
Winds: Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 September
Winds: North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower at night.
Forecast for Friday, 2 September
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly 20 to 25 knots during the morning.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Forecast for Saturday, 3 September
Winds: Northerly 20 to 30 knots shifting west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre, tending east to southeasterly 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.
Moreton Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Moreton Bay
Issued: Wednesday, 31 August 3:50PM
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 August
Winds: North to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 September
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then tending northerly in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of light showers in the southern bay, 20% chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Friday, 2 September
Winds: Northerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers in the early morning.
Forecast for Saturday, 3 September
Winds: Northerly 20 to 30 knots turning westerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.
Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger
Issued: Wednesday, 31 August 3:50PM
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 August
Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 September
Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots tending northwesterly early in the morning then turning north to northeasterly in the early afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of light showers inshore, 20% chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Friday, 2 September
Winds: Northerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots in the late evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers in the early morning.
Forecast for Saturday, 3 September
Winds: Northerly 25 to 30 knots turning westerly 15 to 25 knots during the day.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre, tending east to northeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.
Weather Forecast supplied by the Bureau of Meteorology