BoM Far North Coast (Coastal) Marine Weather Forecast


Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) Weather Forecasts

Weather Situation for Queensland Gulf of Carpentaria
A weakening ridge extends over the Gulf waters, easing to a weak pressure gradient from Sunday. A new ridge will strengthen across the Gulf waters from Tuesday.
Weather Situation for North Queensland
A weak pressure gradient extends over the northern waters. A low well offshore in the southern Coral Sea will move south across the Tasman Sea over the next few days. A ridge will start to strengthen across the northern waters from Tuesday.
Weather Situation for South Queensland
A weak pressure gradient extends over the southern waters. A low well offshore in the southern Coral Sea will move south across the Tasman Sea over the next few days. A fast moving trough will move across the south of the state during Monday, moving off the southeasterly coast early on Tuesday. A firm ridge will extend across the southern waters in the wake of the trough. Fresh to strong westerly winds will develop about the southeastern waters on Monday, potentially strengthen further on Tuesday with the passage of the trough.
Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters
Issued: Saturday, 28 May 3:54PM
Forecast for Saturday, 28 May
Winds: South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Sunday, 29 May
Winds: West to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming northwesterly in the evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 30 May
Winds: Northwesterly about 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots from the late morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Tuesday, 31 May
Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning west to southwesterly during the morning.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.

Weather Situation for Queensland Gulf of Carpentaria
A weakening ridge extends over the Gulf waters, easing to a weak pressure gradient from Sunday. A new ridge will strengthen across the Gulf waters from Tuesday.
Weather Situation for North Queensland
A weak pressure gradient extends over the northern waters. A low well offshore in the southern Coral Sea will move south across the Tasman Sea over the next few days. A ridge will start to strengthen across the northern waters from Tuesday.
Weather Situation for South Queensland
A weak pressure gradient extends over the southern waters. A low well offshore in the southern Coral Sea will move south across the Tasman Sea over the next few days. A fast moving trough will move across the south of the state during Monday, moving off the southeasterly coast early on Tuesday. A firm ridge will extend across the southern waters in the wake of the trough. Fresh to strong westerly winds will develop about the southeastern waters on Monday, potentially strengthen further on Tuesday with the passage of the trough.
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, 28 May 3:54PM
Forecast for Saturday, 28 May
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Kowanyama in the evening late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell:
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Sunday, 29 May
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to southeasterly in the early morning, then becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon. Wind east of Mornington Island becoming south to southwesterly in the late afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 30 May
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Tuesday, 31 May
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly during the evening.
Seas: Below 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, 28 May 3:54PM
Forecast for Saturday, 28 May
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Winds north of Weipa turning east to southeasterly in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Cullen Point.
Swell:
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Sunday, 29 May
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly before dawn then becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon. Inshore afternoon southwesterly seabreezes south of Weipa.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 30 May
Winds: Variable below 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Tuesday, 31 May
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Torres Strait Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Torres Strait
Issued: Saturday, 28 May 3:54PM
Forecast for Saturday, 28 May
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Sunday, 29 May
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 30 May
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Tuesday, 31 May
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Peninsula Coast: Sharp Point to Cape Melville Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Peninsula Coast: Sharp Point to Cape Melville
Issued: Saturday, 28 May 3:54PM
Forecast for Saturday, 28 May
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Inshore winds south of Port Stewart east to northeasterly about 10 knots early this evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Sunday, 29 May
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the early afternoon. Inshore winds south of Cape Sidmouth turning east to northeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 30 May
Winds: East to northeasterly below 10 knots.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Tuesday, 31 May
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation
Issued: Saturday, 28 May 3:54PM
Forecast for Saturday, 28 May
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots, reaching up to 15 knots north of Cape Flattery.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Sunday, 29 May
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots, reaching up to 15 knots offshore north of Cape Flattery in the early morning. Winds turning east to northeasterly and decreasing to below 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 30 May
Winds: Variable below 10 knots.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Tuesday, 31 May
Winds: Variable below 10 knots.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell
Issued: Saturday, 28 May 3:54PM
Forecast for Saturday, 28 May
Winds: South to southeasterly about 10 knots. Inshore winds east to southeasterly less then 10 knots early this evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Sunday, 29 May
Winds: South to southeasterly below 10 knots turning east to northeasterly in the afternoon, then becoming north to northwesterly in the late evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 30 May
Winds: Variable below 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Tuesday, 31 May
Winds: Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting southeasterly during the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen
Issued: Saturday, 28 May 3:54PM
Forecast for Saturday, 28 May
Winds: Variable below 10 knots. Inshore winds east to northeasterly early this evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Sunday, 29 May
Winds: South to southwesterly less then 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly in the late evening. Inshore winds turning east to northeasterly about 10 knots in the afternoon and early evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 30 May
Winds: Northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Tuesday, 31 May
Winds: Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence
Issued: Saturday, 28 May 3:54PM
Forecast for Saturday, 28 May
Winds: Variable below 10 knots, becoming westerly in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Sunday, 29 May
Winds: Westerly below 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly in the middle of the day. Inshore winds turning north to northeasterly about 10 knots in the afternoon.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 30 May
Winds: Northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore around midday.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Tuesday, 31 May
Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly 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 or evening.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters
Issued: Saturday, 28 May 3:54PM
Forecast for Saturday, 28 May
Winds: South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Sunday, 29 May
Winds: West to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming northwesterly in the evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 30 May
Winds: Northwesterly about 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots from the late morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Tuesday, 31 May
Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning west to southwesterly during the morning.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Swell: East to southeasterly 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: Saturday, 28 May 3:54PM
Forecast for Saturday, 28 May
Winds: South to southwesterly about 10 knots turning west to southwesterly about 10 knots during the evening. Inshore winds north of Agnes Water east to northeasterly less then 10 knots early this evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres, increasing to below 1 metre offshore.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Sunday, 29 May
Winds: West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre offshore south of Cape Capricorn.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 30 May
Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Winds increasing to 25 to 30 knots south of Gladstone late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore south of Cape Capricorn by early evening.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Tuesday, 31 May
Winds: Northwesterly 20 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots south of Gladstone in the morning. Winds turning west to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning, then decreasing below 15 knots in the north during the afternoon.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Hervey Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Hervey Bay
Issued: Saturday, 28 May 3:54PM
Forecast for Saturday, 28 May
Winds: South to southwesterly about 10 knots, turning west to southwesterly during the evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre in the northern bay,
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Sunday, 29 May
Winds: West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late morning, then turning west to northwesterly in the late afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre in the northern bay.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 30 May
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day then increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Tuesday, 31 May
Winds: West to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning then tending westerly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
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: Saturday, 28 May 3:54PM
Forecast for Saturday, 28 May
Winds: South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly and decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening. Inshore winds south of Eurong south to southeasterly less then 10 knots early this evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly 2 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore early this evening.
Forecast for Sunday, 29 May
Winds: West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore early in the morning and again in the evening. Inshore winds south of Eurong about 10 knots in the early morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 30 May
Winds: Westerly 10 to 15 knots tending northwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the morning then increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Tuesday, 31 May
Winds: Northwesterly 25 to 30 knots turning westerly 20 to 30 knots during the morning.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
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, 28 May 3:54PM
Forecast for Saturday, 28 May
Winds: Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly during the evening. Inshore winds south of Noosa east to southeasterly less then 10 knots early this evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers and the chance of a thunderstorm offshore.
Forecast for Sunday, 29 May
Winds: West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Maroochydore during the day. Inshore winds 10 to 15 knots in the early morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore during the morning.
Swell: Easterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 30 May
Winds: Westerly 15 to 20 knots tending northwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the morning then increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the late afternoon. Winds may reach up to 35 knots in the late evening offshore.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Tuesday, 31 May
Winds: Northwesterly 25 to 30 knots turning westerly 20 to 30 knots during the morning. Winds may reach up to 35 knots in the early morning offshore.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Moreton Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Moreton Bay
Issued: Saturday, 28 May 3:54PM
Forecast for Saturday, 28 May
Winds: East to northeasterly less then 10 knots, becoming west to southwesterly and increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Sunday, 29 May
Winds: West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late morning, then decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 30 May
Winds: West to northwesterly about 10 knots tending north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Tuesday, 31 May
Winds: Westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the evening.
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, 28 May 3:54PM
Forecast for Saturday, 28 May
Winds: South to southwesterly about 10 knots tending west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Inshore winds easterly less then 10 knots early this evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Swell: Easterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers and the chance of a thunderstorm offshore.
Forecast for Sunday, 29 May
Winds: Westerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore during the day. Inshore winds winds 10 to 15 knots in the early morning
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore during the morning.
Swell: Easterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 30 May
Winds: Westerly 15 to 20 knots tending northwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the morning then increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the late afternoon. Winds may reach up to 35 knots in the late evening offshore.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Tuesday, 31 May
Winds: Westerly 25 to 35 knots.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.