BoM Marine Weather Forecast


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Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters
Issued: Tuesday, 30 May 10:17AM
Forecast for Tuesday, 30 May
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers during this afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Swell: East to northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre later in the evening.
Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 June
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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: Tuesday, 30 May 10:17AM
Forecast for Tuesday, 30 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Kowanyama in the late morning. Winds turning southerly 20 to 25 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 May
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the morning and early afternoon.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore north of Kowanyama at night.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 June
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 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: Tuesday, 30 May 10:17AM
Forecast for Tuesday, 30 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots south of Weipa during the morning.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers offshore north of Cullen Point late this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore north of Cullen Point late this afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Weipa during the day.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers offshore north of Weipa, 30% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 June
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Torres Strait Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Torres Strait
Issued: Tuesday, 30 May 10:17AM
Forecast for Tuesday, 30 May
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm from late this morning.
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots at times.
Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef around midday.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 June
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Peninsula Coast: Sharp Point to Cape Melville Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Peninsula Coast: Sharp Point to Cape Melville
Issued: Tuesday, 30 May 10:17AM
Forecast for Tuesday, 30 May
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Cape Grenville.
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 May
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning and again in the late evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 June
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 3 metres outside the reef.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation
Issued: Tuesday, 30 May 10:17AM
Forecast for Tuesday, 30 May
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Cooktown during the day.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers offshore, 20% chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 May
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning and again in the evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres by early evening.
Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 June
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 2 metres outside the reef, tending southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the evening.
Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell
Issued: Tuesday, 30 May 10:17AM
Forecast for Tuesday, 30 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cairns.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers in the evening.
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 May
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the late afternoon and evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, reaching up to 2 metres by early evening.
Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 June
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 2 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.
Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.
Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen
Issued: Tuesday, 30 May 10:17AM
Forecast for Tuesday, 30 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots during the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres around midday.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 June
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence
Issued: Tuesday, 30 May 10:17AM
Forecast for Tuesday, 30 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 50% chance of showers offshore, 30% chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 June
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters
Issued: Tuesday, 30 May 10:17AM
Forecast for Tuesday, 30 May
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers during this afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Swell: East to northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre later in the evening.
Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 June
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads
Issued: Tuesday, 30 May 10:17AM
Forecast for Tuesday, 30 May
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly during the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cape Capricorn during the afternoon and evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Agnes Water.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore south of Cape Capricorn, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly 15 to 20 knots during the day. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Capricorn in the late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: East to northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 June
Winds: Southerly 20 to 25 knots turning southeasterly 20 to 30 knots during the morning.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore southern waters, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the evening.East to northeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Hervey Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Hervey Bay
Issued: Tuesday, 30 May 10:17AM
Forecast for Tuesday, 30 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 May
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 June
Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly 20 to 25 knots during the day.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 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: Tuesday, 30 May 10:17AM
Forecast for Tuesday, 30 May
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 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 offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 May
Winds: Southeasterly below 10 knots tending southerly 15 to 20 knots before dawn.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore.Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 June
Winds: Southerly 20 to 25 knots turning southeasterly 25 to 30 knots during the day.
Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 3 metres during the morning.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.Easterly 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
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: Tuesday, 30 May 10:17AM
Forecast for Tuesday, 30 May
Winds: Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of a shower or thunderstorm offshore.
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 May
Winds: West to southwesterly 15to 20 knots turning southerly during the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Maroochydore in the late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 June
Winds: Southerly 20 to 30 knots turning southeasterly 25 to 30 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Swell: Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Moreton Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Moreton Bay
Issued: Tuesday, 30 May 10:17AM
Forecast for Tuesday, 30 May
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 May
Winds: West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming southerly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots in the eastern bay in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 June
Winds: Southerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the northern bay during the afternoon.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger
Issued: Tuesday, 30 May 10:17AM
Forecast for Tuesday, 30 May
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore.Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of a shower or thunderstorm offshore.
Forecast for Wednesday, 31 May
Winds: West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day and increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Point Lookout in the late evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres by early evening.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Forecast for Thursday, 1 June
Winds: Southerly 25 to 30 knots turning southeasterly during the evening.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.