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, 11 May 3:58PM
Weather Situation
A firm ridge extends over Gulf waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 11 May
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Wednesday, 12 May
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 13 May
Winds: Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.
Forecast for Friday, 14 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres between Creal Reef and Gannett Cay.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
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, 11 May 3:58PM
Weather Situation
A firm ridge extends over Gulf waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 11 May
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Kowanyama later tonight.
Forecast for Wednesday, 12 May
Winds: South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 25 knots at times.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Thursday, 13 May
Winds: South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 14 May
Winds: South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 25 knots at times.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the 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: Tuesday, 11 May 3:58PM
Weather Situation
A firm ridge extends over Gulf waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 11 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Wednesday, 12 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore south of Weipa.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Weipa.
Forecast for Thursday, 13 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Cullen Point.
Forecast for Friday, 14 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore south of Weipa.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Torres Strait Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Torres Strait
Issued: Tuesday, 11 May 3:58PM
Weather Situation
A firm ridge extends over Gulf waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 11 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Wednesday, 12 May
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 outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 13 May
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 outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm west of Cape York.
Forecast for Friday, 14 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. 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: Tuesday, 11 May 3:58PM
Weather Situation
A firm ridge extends over Gulf waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 11 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Sidmouth in the evening. Winds tending east to northeasterly inshore south of Port Stewart in the afternoon and early evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Wednesday, 12 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Sidmouth in the evening. Winds tending east to northeasterly inshore south of Port Stewart in the afternoon and early evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Forecast for Thursday, 13 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Winds tending east to northeasterly inshore south of Port Stewart in the afternoon and early evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Cape Sidmouth.
Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 14 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.Winds tending east to northeasterly inshore south of Port Stewart in the afternoon and early evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation
Issued: Tuesday, 11 May 3:58PM
Weather Situation
A firm ridge extends over Gulf waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 11 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Forecast for Wednesday, 12 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Thursday, 13 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 14 May
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef during the afternoon.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell
Issued: Tuesday, 11 May 3:58PM
Weather Situation
A firm ridge extends over Gulf waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 11 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Cairns in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Cairns.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Wednesday, 12 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Cairns during the day.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Cairns.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers in the morning.
Forecast for Thursday, 13 May
Winds: Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly during the morning and early afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 14 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef during the morning.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen
Issued: Tuesday, 11 May 3:58PM
Weather Situation
A firm ridge extends over Gulf waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 11 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots with east to northeasterly afternoon sea breezes.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Wednesday, 12 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots with east to northeasterly afternoon sea breezes.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Thursday, 13 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Inshore afternoon sea breezes east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 14 May
Winds: Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning. Inshore afternoon sea breezes east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence
Issued: Tuesday, 11 May 3:58PM
Weather Situation
A firm ridge extends over Gulf waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 11 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Wednesday, 12 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 13 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: The chance of a thunderstorm offshore in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.
Forecast for Friday, 14 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 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: Tuesday, 11 May 3:58PM
Weather Situation
A firm ridge extends over Gulf waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 11 May
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Wednesday, 12 May
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 13 May
Winds: Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.
Forecast for Friday, 14 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres between Creal Reef and Gannett Cay.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Sunny.
Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads
Issued: Tuesday, 11 May 3:58PM
Weather Situation
A firm ridge extends over Gulf waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 11 May
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Wednesday, 12 May
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 13 May
Winds: South to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.
Forecast for Friday, 14 May
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Sunny.
Hervey Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Hervey Bay
Issued: Tuesday, 11 May 3:58PM
Weather Situation
A firm ridge extends over Gulf waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 11 May
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe.
Forecast for Wednesday, 12 May
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 13 May
Winds: South to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.
Forecast for Friday, 14 May
Winds: Southerly 10 to 15 knots .
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: North to northeasterly around 1 metre.
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: Tuesday, 11 May 3:58PM
Weather Situation
A firm ridge extends over Gulf waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 11 May
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Wednesday, 12 May
Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 13 May
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.
Forecast for Friday, 14 May
Winds: Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: 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: Tuesday, 11 May 3:58PM
Weather Situation
A firm ridge extends over Gulf waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 11 May
Winds: Variable below 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers offshore, 50% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Wednesday, 12 May
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming northerly about 10 knots in the evening. Inshore winds possibly tending south to southeasterly about 10 knots for a period in the morning and early afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 13 May
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots before dawn.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres.
Weather: The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.
Forecast for Friday, 14 May
Winds: Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Sunny.
Moreton Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Moreton Bay
Issued: Tuesday, 11 May 3:58PM
Weather Situation
A firm ridge extends over Gulf waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 11 May
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeasterly in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe.
Forecast for Wednesday, 12 May
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 13 May
Winds: South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.
Forecast for Friday, 14 May
Winds: Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning southwesterly during the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
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: Tuesday, 11 May 3:58PM
Weather Situation
A firm ridge extends over Gulf waters.
Forecast for Tuesday, 11 May
Winds: Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Wednesday, 12 May
Winds: Northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 13 May
Winds: Southerly about 10 knots tending southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.
Forecast for Friday, 14 May
Winds: Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres.
Weather: Sunny.