BoM Brisbane Marine Weather Forecast


Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) Weather Forecasts

Moreton Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Moreton Bay
Issued: Thursday, 20 September 9:47PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over South Australia will shift east into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots over the eastern bay.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: Southerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the eastern bay early in the morning. Winds tending south to southeasterly from the mid morning and decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the northern bay.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly in the middle of the day.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 September
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny.

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, 20 September 9:47PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over South Australia will shift east into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending east to southeasterly early in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Kowanyama during the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 September
Winds: Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to northeasterly during the morning then shifting west to southwesterly during the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: 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: Thursday, 20 September 9:47PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over South Australia will shift east into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southeasterly in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the early morning. Winds tending southeast to southwesterly in the afternoon before shifting east to southeasterly again in the late evening and reaching up to 20 knots offshore.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore north of Cullen Point later in the evening.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 September
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots tending southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then tending northeast to southeasterly during the evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Torres Strait Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Torres Strait
Issued: Thursday, 20 September 9:47PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over South Australia will shift east into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore east of Cape York in the late evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore in the evening.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef around midday.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 September
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Peninsula Coast: Sharp Point to Cape Melville Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Peninsula Coast: Sharp Point to Cape Melville
Issued: Thursday, 20 September 9:47PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over South Australia will shift east into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Cape Sidmouth.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: North of Cape Sidmouth: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots during the afternoon and reaching up to 30 knots at times in the evening. South of Cape Sidmouth: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, increasing to 25 to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 25 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots in the morning.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 September
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation
Issued: Thursday, 20 September 9:47PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over South Australia will shift east into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots north of Cooktown and increasing to 20 to 25 knots throughout during the mid to late morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 September
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell
Issued: Thursday, 20 September 9:47PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over South Australia will shift east into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning and reaching up to 25 knots from the late morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 September
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen
Issued: Thursday, 20 September 9:47PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over South Australia will shift east into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: Variable about 10 knots tending southeasterly 15 to 20 knots before dawn and then increasing to 20 to 30 knots from the south during the morning and afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
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, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence
Issued: Thursday, 20 September 9:47PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over South Australia will shift east into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: Variable about 10 knots tending south to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots before dawn and reaching up to 30 knots at times during the morning. Winds tending southeasterly 20 to 30 knots in the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly during the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters
Issued: Thursday, 20 September 9:47PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over South Australia will shift east into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: Variable 10 to 15 knots, becoming southeasterly 15 to 25 knots extending throughout before dawn. Winds then becoming southeasterly 20 to 30 knots early in the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres through the Capricorn Channel around midday.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres north of Creal Reef.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending east to northeasterly around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads
Issued: Thursday, 20 September 9:47PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over South Australia will shift east into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: Northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending southwest to northwesterly ahead of a south to southwesterly change 15 to 25 knots entering waters south of Cape Capricorn in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: Southerly 20 to 30 knots turning southeasterly 20 to 30 knots in the late morning.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre offshore southern waters.Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore southern waters, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.East to southeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 September
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the evening.Southerly around 1 metre offshore southern waters.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Hervey Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Hervey Bay
Issued: Thursday, 20 September 9:47PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over South Australia will shift east into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: Southerly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the late evening and reaching up to 25 knots over the northern bay.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: Southerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the northern bay early in the morning. Winds tending southeasterly in the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 September
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming south to southeasterly about 10 knots during the morning then tending easterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
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, 20 September 9:47PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over South Australia will shift east into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: South to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, tending southeasterly during the morning. Wind reaching up to 30 knots during the morning and early afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers in the early morning.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending southeasterly around 1 metre later in the evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 September
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning easterly during the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
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, 20 September 9:47PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over South Australia will shift east into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: Southerly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Maroochydore.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: South to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the morning. Winds turning southeasterly 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon and decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.East to southeasterly around 1 metre inshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 September
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then turning easterly during the day.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Moreton Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Moreton Bay
Issued: Thursday, 20 September 9:47PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over South Australia will shift east into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots over the eastern bay.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: Southerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the eastern bay early in the morning. Winds tending south to southeasterly from the mid morning and decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the northern bay.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly in the middle of the day.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 September
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger
Issued: Thursday, 20 September 9:47PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over South Australia will shift east into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: South to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots at times.
Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 metres south of Point Lookout.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore.Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Point Lookout.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: Southerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Winds turning south to southeasterly during the morning and decreasing to 15 to 20 knots from the late afternoon.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell: South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.Easterly to southeasterly around 1 metre inshore.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 September
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming easterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.