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, 23 November 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres between Creal Reef and Gannett Cay.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Friday, 24 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres between Creal Reef and Gannett Cay.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: 40% chance of showers in the early morning. Mostly sunny day.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the early morning.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

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, 23 November 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 November
Winds: Variable about 10 knots. Inshore sea breezes 10 to 15 knots this afternoon and evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly clear. 20% chance of a shower inshore later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Kowanyama later this evening.
Forecast for Friday, 24 November
Winds: Variable about 10 knots tending northeasterly 15 to 20 knots inshore in the early morning. Winds becoming variable 10 knots during the morning with east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots afternoon inshore seabreezes.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 November
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 November
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
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, 23 November 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 November
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers inshore, 30% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Weipa later tonight.
Forecast for Friday, 24 November
Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots shifting south to southwesterly in the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 November
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers south of Cullen Point, 50% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 November
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Torres Strait Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Torres Strait
Issued: Thursday, 23 November 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 November
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Friday, 24 November
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore west of Cape York in the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 November
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Cape York.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 November
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. 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: Thursday, 23 November 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 November
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 24 November
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeast south of Cape Sidmouth. Winds reaching up to 20 knots inshore during the afternoon and evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cape Sidmouth by early evening.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cape Sidmouth.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: 20% chance of a shower in the early morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
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: Thursday, 23 November 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 November
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 24 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres outside the reef by early evening.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 November
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 day. 20% chance of a shower at night.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 November
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. 20% chance of a shower.
Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell
Issued: Thursday, 23 November 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 November
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore.
Forecast for Friday, 24 November
Winds: Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots north of Cairns during the afternoon and evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 November
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower at night.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 November
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower.
Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen
Issued: Thursday, 23 November 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 November
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, tending east to northeasterly inshore.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower north of Cape Bowling Green, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore.
Forecast for Friday, 24 November
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, tending east to northeasterly inshore in the afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower inshore, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 November
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: 20% chance of a shower in the early morning. Mostly sunny day.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 November
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.
Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence
Issued: Thursday, 23 November 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Friday, 24 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore south of Mackay.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: 30% chance of a shower in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: 20% chance of a shower in the early morning. Mostly sunny day.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon or evening.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters
Issued: Thursday, 23 November 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres between Creal Reef and Gannett Cay.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Friday, 24 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres between Creal Reef and Gannett Cay.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: 40% chance of showers in the early morning. Mostly sunny day.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the early morning.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads
Issued: Thursday, 23 November 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower offshore south of Agnes Water, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Friday, 24 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres inshore.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore south of Cape Capricorn around midday.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore southern waters.
Weather: 30% chance of a shower in the early morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore south of Cape Capricorn.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Hervey Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Hervey Bay
Issued: Thursday, 23 November 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 November
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly clear. 20% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Friday, 24 November
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the northern bay.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
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, 23 November 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 November
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers offshore, 20% chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Friday, 24 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres inshore during the morning.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% 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: Thursday, 23 November 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 November
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Friday, 24 November
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 20 knots at times in the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore later in the evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
Moreton Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Moreton Bay
Issued: Thursday, 23 November 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 November
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Friday, 24 November
Winds: Variable 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning. Winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the eastern Bay in the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the northern bay around midday.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers in the late afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 November
Winds: South to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 November
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger
Issued: Thursday, 23 November 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 November
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Friday, 24 November
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore by early evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 November
Winds: Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 November
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning easterly during the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.