BoM Marine Weather Forecast


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Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters
Issued: Thursday, 21 September 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 21 September
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Friday, 22 September
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Saturday, 23 September
Winds: North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Sunday, 24 September
Winds: North to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
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, 21 September 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 21 September
Winds: Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots with inshore sea breezes. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Friday, 22 September
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots again early afternoon. Inshore afternoon sea breezes 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Saturday, 23 September
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Sunday, 24 September
Winds: North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northwest to southwesterly during the evening. Inshore afternoon seabreezes.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore during the afternoon or evening.
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, 21 September 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 21 September
Winds: Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, tending easterly and reaching up to 20 knots north of Weipa. Winds tending east to southeasterly throughout in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Weipa later in the evening.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Friday, 22 September
Winds: North of Weipa: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, decreasing to southwest to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon period. South of Weipa: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, tending southwest to southeasterly during the afternoon period.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 23 September
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots shifting south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower offshore north of Cullen Point in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Forecast for Sunday, 24 September
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day then becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Torres Strait Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Torres Strait
Issued: Thursday, 21 September 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 21 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower.
Forecast for Saturday, 23 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a light shower in the morning.
Forecast for Sunday, 24 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a light shower.
Peninsula Coast: Sharp Point to Cape Melville Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Peninsula Coast: Sharp Point to Cape Melville
Issued: Thursday, 21 September 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 21 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore at times.
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.
Forecast for Friday, 22 September
Winds: North of Cape Sidmouth: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. South of Cape Sidmouth: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times. Winds tending northeasterly inshore during the afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Cape Sidmouth.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower north of Cape Grenville, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Saturday, 23 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 around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a light shower offshore north of Cape Grenville in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Forecast for Sunday, 24 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 around 1 metre 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, 21 September 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 21 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, tending 10 to 15 knots south of Cooktown.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres north of Cooktown.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, decreasing to 10 to 15 knots south of Cooktown from midday.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Cooktown.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 23 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Cooktown.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 24 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Cooktown.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre 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, 21 September 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 21 September
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots with inshore sea breezes.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 22 September
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Inshore afternoon sea breezes 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 23 September
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning then decreasing to about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 24 September
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen
Issued: Thursday, 21 September 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 21 September
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots, reaching up to 15 knots inshore this afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Friday, 22 September
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots, reaching up to 15 knots inshore during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 23 September
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots, reaching up to 15 knots inshore during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Sunday, 24 September
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning then decreasing to about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence
Issued: Thursday, 21 September 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 21 September
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots. tending southeasterly inshore south of Mackay.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Friday, 22 September
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, tending southeasterly inshore north of Mackay during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Saturday, 23 September
Winds: North to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Sunday, 24 September
Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters
Issued: Thursday, 21 September 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 21 September
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Friday, 22 September
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Saturday, 23 September
Winds: North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Sunday, 24 September
Winds: North to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads
Issued: Thursday, 21 September 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 21 September
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre offshore southern waters.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Friday, 22 September
Winds: North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore north of Gladstone during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore southern waters.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower inshore, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Saturday, 23 September
Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore around midday.
Swell: Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Sunday, 24 September
Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Hervey Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Hervey Bay
Issued: Thursday, 21 September 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 21 September
Winds: Northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Friday, 22 September
Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Saturday, 23 September
Winds: North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northeasterly and reaching up to 20 knots at times through the day.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Sunday, 24 September
Winds: North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny.
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, 21 September 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 21 September
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 22 September
Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times during the afternoon and evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon and evening.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of light showers inshore, 30% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Saturday, 23 September
Winds: North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell: Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Sunday, 24 September
Winds: Northerly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
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, 21 September 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 21 September
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre inshore. Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 22 September
Winds: North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots. Winds increasing to northerly 15 to 20 knots from midday, tending north to northeasterly inshore during the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre inshore. Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning, and then again late afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Saturday, 23 September
Winds: North to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday.
Swell: Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Sunday, 24 September
Winds: Northerly 20 to 25 knots reaching up to 30 knots at times south of Noosa.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Moreton Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Moreton Bay
Issued: Thursday, 21 September 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 21 September
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, tending northerly in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Friday, 22 September
Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots from midday. Winds tending back to northerly during the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon and evening.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening, possibly severe.
Forecast for Saturday, 23 September
Winds: Northerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the late morning. Winds tending north to northeasterly at reaching up to 30 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Sunday, 24 September
Winds: Northerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots at times in the morning and again in the afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
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, 21 September 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 21 September
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre inshore. Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Friday, 22 September
Winds: Inshore: Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, tending northeasterly 15 to 20 knots from midday. Winds shifting back to north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening. Offshore: North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times. Winds becoming northerly 15 to 20 knots from midday, reaching up to 25 knots during the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday. Seas increasing further to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore during the evening.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre inshore. Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning, and then again late afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Saturday, 23 September
Winds: Northerly 20 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Sunday, 24 September
Winds: Northerly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Mostly sunny.