BoM Marine Weather Forecast


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Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters
Issued: Saturday, 22 July 3:50PM
Forecast for Saturday, 22 July
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 July
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Monday, 24 July
Winds: Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Creal Reef during the afternoon.
Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Tuesday, 25 July
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning increasing to 15 to 20 knots mid morning then turning easterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Creal Reef.
Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% 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: Saturday, 22 July 3:50PM
Forecast for Saturday, 22 July
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots with inshore seabreezes.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 July
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots west of Mornington Island during the morning. Winds tending easterly around dawn, tending south to southeasterly during the afternoon. Inshore afternoon seabreezes 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Monday, 24 July
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Tuesday, 25 July
Winds: Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending southeast to southwesterly during the evening.
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: Saturday, 22 July 3:50PM
Forecast for Saturday, 22 July
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, shifting east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots from the east this afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Cullen Point later in the evening.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 July
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Winds decreasing to south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots south of Kowanyama during the afternoon and evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore north of Cullen Point, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Monday, 24 July
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at time in the morning. Tending south to southeasterly in the evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Tuesday, 25 July
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southeasterly during the afternoon then tending east to southeasterly during the evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Torres Strait Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Torres Strait
Issued: Saturday, 22 July 3:50PM
Forecast for Saturday, 22 July
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Weather: Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower offshore east of Cape York, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 July
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 during the afternoon.
Weather: Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Forecast for Monday, 24 July
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
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. 40% chance of showers.
Forecast for Tuesday, 25 July
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
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. 50% chance of showers.
Peninsula Coast: Sharp Point to Cape Melville Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Peninsula Coast: Sharp Point to Cape Melville
Issued: Saturday, 22 July 3:50PM
Forecast for Saturday, 22 July
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots. Winds tending easterly 15 to 20 knots inshore, south of Cape Sidmouth.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 July
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots. Winds tending easterly 15 to 20 knots inshore, south of Cape Sidmouth.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Monday, 24 July
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots in the morning.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Tuesday, 25 July
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 30 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.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation
Issued: Saturday, 22 July 3:50PM
Forecast for Saturday, 22 July
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots north of Cooktown
Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres north of Cooktown.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 July
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots north of Cooktown.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres north of Cooktown.
Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Monday, 24 July
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Tuesday, 25 July
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell
Issued: Saturday, 22 July 3:50PM
Forecast for Saturday, 22 July
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times north of Cairns.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Cairns.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 July
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times north of Cairns.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore north of Cairns, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Monday, 24 July
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Tuesday, 25 July
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen
Issued: Saturday, 22 July 3:50PM
Forecast for Saturday, 22 July
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, tending easterly in the evening. Inshore east to northeasterly seabreezes 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 July
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, with inshore afternoon east to northeasterly seabreezes 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Monday, 24 July
Winds: Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots before dawn.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Tuesday, 25 July
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence
Issued: Saturday, 22 July 3:50PM
Forecast for Saturday, 22 July
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 July
Winds: Easterly about 10 knots. Winds shifting southerly 10 to 15 knots inshore during the morning, then tending east to southeasterly throughout during the afternoon. Inshore afternoon northeasterly seabreezes south of Mackay 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Monday, 24 July
Winds: Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Tuesday, 25 July
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots mid morning then turning easterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters
Issued: Saturday, 22 July 3:50PM
Forecast for Saturday, 22 July
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 July
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Monday, 24 July
Winds: Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Creal Reef during the afternoon.
Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Tuesday, 25 July
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning increasing to 15 to 20 knots mid morning then turning easterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Creal Reef.
Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads
Issued: Saturday, 22 July 3:50PM
Forecast for Saturday, 22 July
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore southern waters, increasing to 1 to 2 metres later in the evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 July
Winds: Northeast to southeasterly about 10 knots, shifting southerly 10 to 15 knots west of Sandy Cape during the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots with inshore afternoon east to northeasterly seabreezes.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: South to southeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres in southern waters.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore south of Cape Capricorn, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Monday, 24 July
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: South to southeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore southern waters, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Tuesday, 25 July
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then tending east to southeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore southern waters, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Sunny.
Hervey Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Hervey Bay
Issued: Saturday, 22 July 3:50PM
Forecast for Saturday, 22 July
Winds: South to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 July
Winds: Southerly 10 to 15 knots, becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon. Winds becoming northwesterly late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Monday, 24 July
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Tuesday, 25 July
Winds: South to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: 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: Saturday, 22 July 3:50PM
Forecast for Saturday, 22 July
Winds: South to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 July
Winds: Variable below 10 knots, becoming northwesterly during the evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell: South to southeasterly 1 to 2 metres inshore, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Monday, 24 July
Winds: West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to southwesterly early in the morning then becoming south to southeasterly about 10 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: South to southeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Tuesday, 25 July
Winds: Southeast to southwesterly around 10 knots tending northeast to southeasterly in the late afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
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: Saturday, 22 July 3:50PM
Forecast for Saturday, 22 July
Winds: South to southeasterly about 10 knots, becoming variable about 10 knots this evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore. Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 July
Winds: West to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore. Southerly 1.5 to 3 metres offshore.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore north of Maroochydore, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Monday, 24 July
Winds: West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to southwesterly before dawn then becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore. South to southeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore, then decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Tuesday, 25 July
Winds: South to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming variable in the early afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Moreton Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Moreton Bay
Issued: Saturday, 22 July 3:50PM
Forecast for Saturday, 22 July
Winds: Northeast to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly in the late evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell:
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 July
Winds: Southwest to northwesterly about 10 knots. Winds possibly shifting to north to northeasterly during the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 15 knots at times in the late afternoon and early evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 24 July
Winds: West to southwesterly about 10 knots tending easterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Tuesday, 25 July
Winds: West to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly during the afternoon then becoming northwesterly during the evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger
Issued: Saturday, 22 July 3:50PM
Forecast for Saturday, 22 July
Winds: South to southeasterly about 10 knots, becoming variable later this evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres, increasing to below 1 metre offshore.
Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 2 metres inshore. Southerly 2 to 3 metres offshore.
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Sunday, 23 July
Winds: West to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots early in the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 2 metres inshore. Southerly 2 to 3 metres offshore.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 24 July
Winds: Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southwesterly about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming east to south easterly in the early afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore. South to southeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore, then decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Tuesday, 25 July
Winds: South to southwesterly about 10 knots tending variable below 10 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre inshore, tending southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Sunny.