BoM Marine Weather Forecast


Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) Weather Forecasts

Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters
Issued: Tuesday, 24 April 4:03PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge into Gulf of Carpentaria waters. This high centre will shift slowly east during the next few days. A new high pressure system will move east over the Great Australian Bight on Thursday and into southeastern Australia on Friday, maintaining the ridge over Gulf of Carpentaria waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 24 April
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times north of Creal Reef until the late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Creal Reef.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Wednesday, 25 April
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots south of Creal Reef early in the morning. Winds becoming northeast to southeasterly in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Thursday, 26 April
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly early in the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 27 April
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel during the evening.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: 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: Tuesday, 24 April 4:03PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge into Gulf of Carpentaria waters. This high centre will shift slowly east during the next few days. A new high pressure system will move east over the Great Australian Bight on Thursday and into southeastern Australia on Friday, maintaining the ridge over Gulf of Carpentaria waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 24 April
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times offshore this evening. Inshore seabreezes in the eastern Gulf during the late afternoon and evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Wednesday, 25 April
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeast to southeasterly before dawn then tending south to southeasterly again in the evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots at times offshore during the morning and again in the evening. Inshore afternoon sea breezes.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Thursday, 26 April
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southeasterly in the evening then becoming east to southeasterly about 10 knots in the late evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots at times offshore during the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 27 April
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly during the morning then 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: Tuesday, 24 April 4:03PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge into Gulf of Carpentaria waters. This high centre will shift slowly east during the next few days. A new high pressure system will move east over the Great Australian Bight on Thursday and into southeastern Australia on Friday, maintaining the ridge over Gulf of Carpentaria waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 24 April
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, tending east to southeast and reaching up to 20 knots during the late evening. Inshore seabreezes during the late afternoon and evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Wednesday, 25 April
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, tending southwest to southeasterly in the early afternoon before tending east to southeasterly again in the late evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots at time offshore during the morning and again in the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Weipa later in the evening.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Thursday, 26 April
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southeasterly in the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots at times offshore. Inshore afternoon seabreezes.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 27 April
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly during the morning then tending south to southeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Torres Strait Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Torres Strait
Issued: Tuesday, 24 April 4:03PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge into Gulf of Carpentaria waters. This high centre will shift slowly east during the next few days. A new high pressure system will move east over the Great Australian Bight on Thursday and into southeastern Australia on Friday, maintaining the ridge over Gulf of Carpentaria waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 24 April
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Forecast for Wednesday, 25 April
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers offshore east of Cape York, 50% chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Thursday, 26 April
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
Forecast for Friday, 27 April
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: 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: Tuesday, 24 April 4:03PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge into Gulf of Carpentaria waters. This high centre will shift slowly east during the next few days. A new high pressure system will move east over the Great Australian Bight on Thursday and into southeastern Australia on Friday, maintaining the ridge over Gulf of Carpentaria waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 24 April
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, tending east to northeasterly inshore south of Cape Sidmouth during the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots at times south of Cape Sidmouth.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Wednesday, 25 April
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, tending east to northeasterly inshore south of Cape Sidmouth during the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots at times south of Cape Sidmouth.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Cape Sidmouth.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Thursday, 26 April
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, tending east to northeasterly inshore south of Cape Sidmouth during the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots at times south of Cape Sidmouth during the afternoon and evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 27 April
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation
Issued: Tuesday, 24 April 4:03PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge into Gulf of Carpentaria waters. This high centre will shift slowly east during the next few days. A new high pressure system will move east over the Great Australian Bight on Thursday and into southeastern Australia on Friday, maintaining the ridge over Gulf of Carpentaria waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 24 April
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times north of Cooktown.
Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres north of Cooktown.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Wednesday, 25 April
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times north of Cape Flattery during the morning.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres north of Cooktown.
Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Thursday, 26 April
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Cooktown.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 27 April
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Cooktown.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell
Issued: Tuesday, 24 April 4:03PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge into Gulf of Carpentaria waters. This high centre will shift slowly east during the next few days. A new high pressure system will move east over the Great Australian Bight on Thursday and into southeastern Australia on Friday, maintaining the ridge over Gulf of Carpentaria waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 24 April
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots inshore south of Innisfail.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Wednesday, 25 April
Winds: North of Innisfail: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the morning and early afternoon.South of Innisfail: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Winds south to southwesterly inshore during the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Thursday, 26 April
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, tending variable about 10 knots inshore south of Innisfail.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 27 April
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then becoming east to southeasterly about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen
Issued: Tuesday, 24 April 4:03PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge into Gulf of Carpentaria waters. This high centre will shift slowly east during the next few days. A new high pressure system will move east over the Great Australian Bight on Thursday and into southeastern Australia on Friday, maintaining the ridge over Gulf of Carpentaria waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 24 April
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times offshore. Inshore east to northeasterly sea breezes 10 to 15 knots during the late afternoon and early evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Wednesday, 25 April
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, tending east to southeasterly from late morning. Inshore afternoon east to northeasterly sea breezes 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Thursday, 26 April
Winds: Variable about 10 knots. Inshore afternoon east to northeasterly sea breezes 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 27 April
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the day then tending northeast to southeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence
Issued: Tuesday, 24 April 4:03PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge into Gulf of Carpentaria waters. This high centre will shift slowly east during the next few days. A new high pressure system will move east over the Great Australian Bight on Thursday and into southeastern Australia on Friday, maintaining the ridge over Gulf of Carpentaria waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 24 April
Winds: East to Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, tending east to northeasterly south of Hay Point during the late afternoon and evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots at times near and north of Hamilton Island until the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Hamilton Island.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Wednesday, 25 April
Winds: Variable about 10 knots, tending southeasterly in the afternoon. Inshore afternoon seabreezes east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Thursday, 26 April
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 27 April
Winds: Northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending southerly during the morning then turning east to southeasterly during the day.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Sunny.
Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters
Issued: Tuesday, 24 April 4:03PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge into Gulf of Carpentaria waters. This high centre will shift slowly east during the next few days. A new high pressure system will move east over the Great Australian Bight on Thursday and into southeastern Australia on Friday, maintaining the ridge over Gulf of Carpentaria waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 24 April
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times north of Creal Reef until the late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Creal Reef.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Wednesday, 25 April
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots south of Creal Reef early in the morning. Winds becoming northeast to southeasterly in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Thursday, 26 April
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly early in the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 27 April
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel during the evening.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads
Issued: Tuesday, 24 April 4:03PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge into Gulf of Carpentaria waters. This high centre will shift slowly east during the next few days. A new high pressure system will move east over the Great Australian Bight on Thursday and into southeastern Australia on Friday, maintaining the ridge over Gulf of Carpentaria waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 24 April
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening. Inshore east to northeasterly sea breezes during the late afternoon and early evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore southern waters.Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Wednesday, 25 April
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore southern waters.Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Thursday, 26 April
Winds: West to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots south of Gladstone. Winds turning north to northwesterly during the afternoon and early evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 27 April
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then tending east to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore southern waters, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the evening.Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Hervey Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Hervey Bay
Issued: Tuesday, 24 April 4:03PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge into Gulf of Carpentaria waters. This high centre will shift slowly east during the next few days. A new high pressure system will move east over the Great Australian Bight on Thursday and into southeastern Australia on Friday, maintaining the ridge over Gulf of Carpentaria waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 24 April
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore.
Forecast for Wednesday, 25 April
Winds: East to southeasterly below 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly before dawn then tending north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Thursday, 26 April
Winds: Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending westerly early in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Friday, 27 April
Winds: South to southwesterly about 10 knots tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then becoming southeasterly 15 to 25 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the evening.
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: Tuesday, 24 April 4:03PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge into Gulf of Carpentaria waters. This high centre will shift slowly east during the next few days. A new high pressure system will move east over the Great Australian Bight on Thursday and into southeastern Australia on Friday, maintaining the ridge over Gulf of Carpentaria waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 24 April
Winds: Southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore.
Forecast for Wednesday, 25 April
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon and evening. Winds inshore tending east to northeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Thursday, 26 April
Winds: Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending westerly in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Inshore afternoon east to southeasterly sea breezes.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Friday, 27 April
Winds: Southerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.Easterly around 1 metre.
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: Tuesday, 24 April 4:03PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge into Gulf of Carpentaria waters. This high centre will shift slowly east during the next few days. A new high pressure system will move east over the Great Australian Bight on Thursday and into southeastern Australia on Friday, maintaining the ridge over Gulf of Carpentaria waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 24 April
Winds: South to southeasterly about 10 knots, tending east to northeasterly inshore during the late afternoon and early evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.Southerly below 1 metre inshore, 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Wednesday, 25 April
Winds: West to southwesterly about 10 knots tending west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon. Winds tending east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots inshore in the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.Southerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Thursday, 26 April
Winds: Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 27 April
Winds: Southerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore 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, 24 April 4:03PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge into Gulf of Carpentaria waters. This high centre will shift slowly east during the next few days. A new high pressure system will move east over the Great Australian Bight on Thursday and into southeastern Australia on Friday, maintaining the ridge over Gulf of Carpentaria waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 24 April
Winds: Variable about 10 knots tending south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Wednesday, 25 April
Winds: West to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming variable from the late morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Thursday, 26 April
Winds: West to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Friday, 27 April
Winds: Southerly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots during the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the northern bay during the afternoon.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger
Issued: Tuesday, 24 April 4:03PM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge into Gulf of Carpentaria waters. This high centre will shift slowly east during the next few days. A new high pressure system will move east over the Great Australian Bight on Thursday and into southeastern Australia on Friday, maintaining the ridge over Gulf of Carpentaria waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 24 April
Winds: Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Point Lookout in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Point Lookout.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.Southerly around 1 metre inshore, 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Wednesday, 25 April
Winds: Westerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 26 April
Winds: West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon from the south.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Point Lookout by early evening.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 27 April
Winds: Southerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots during the morning.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore during the afternoon or evening.Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.