BoM Marine Weather Forecast


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Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger
Issued: Monday, 21 August 4:27PM
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the evening. Winds turning northerly in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore. South to southeasterly 2.5 to 3.5 metres offshore, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore south of Point Lookout later tonight.
Forecast for Tuesday, 22 August
Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots before during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre inshore. South to southeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the day.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.
Forecast for Wednesday, 23 August
Winds: North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending west to northwesterly early in the morning then tending north to northwesterly in the middle of the day.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1m inshore. Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 60% chance of showers offshore, 30% chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Thursday, 24 August
Winds: North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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: Monday, 21 August 4:27PM
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, with inshore afternoon sea breezes.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Tuesday, 22 August
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to northeasterly early in the morning with inshore afternoon sea breezes. Winds tending southeast to southwesterly in the late afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Wednesday, 23 August
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeast to southeasterly before dawn then tending south to southwesterly in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Thursday, 24 August
Winds: Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly during the day.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore south of Kowanyama during the morning.
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: Monday, 21 August 4:27PM
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Weipa in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Cullen Point.
Swell:
Weather: Clear.
Forecast for Tuesday, 22 August
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southeasterly in the afternoon. Winds tending east to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots offshore north of Cullen Point in the late afternoon and evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Wednesday, 23 August
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southeasterly during the afternoon and evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Thursday, 24 August
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Torres Strait Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Torres Strait
Issued: Monday, 21 August 4:27PM
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore east of Cape York in the evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower offshore east of Cape York, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Tuesday, 22 August
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore west of Cape York in the late evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres west of Cape York.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a light shower.
Forecast for Wednesday, 23 August
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a light shower offshore east of Cape York in the late afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Forecast for Thursday, 24 August
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a light shower.
Peninsula Coast: Sharp Point to Cape Melville Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Peninsula Coast: Sharp Point to Cape Melville
Issued: Monday, 21 August 4:27PM
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots south of Lockhart River in the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly clear. 20% chance of a light shower offshore between Cape Grenville and Cape Sidmouth, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Tuesday, 22 August
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Wednesday, 23 August
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower.
Forecast for Thursday, 24 August
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation
Issued: Monday, 21 August 4:27PM
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Tuesday, 22 August
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots reaching up to 20 knots north of Cooktown. Winds increasing to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Cooktown.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a light shower.
Forecast for Wednesday, 23 August
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres north of Cooktown.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Thursday, 24 August
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly 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: Monday, 21 August 4:27PM
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots reaching up to 20 knots north of Cairns during the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower offshore between Cairns and Innisfail, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Tuesday, 22 August
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots reaching up to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower.
Forecast for Wednesday, 23 August
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Thursday, 24 August
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen
Issued: Monday, 21 August 4:27PM
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower offshore south of Cape Bowling Green, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Tuesday, 22 August
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower offshore in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Forecast for Wednesday, 23 August
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Thursday, 24 August
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning.
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: Monday, 21 August 4:27PM
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower offshore north of Hamilton Island, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Tuesday, 22 August
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots, reaching up to 15 knots inshore during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Wednesday, 23 August
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming easterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Thursday, 24 August
Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northeasterly during the morning then becoming east to northeasterly about 10 knots during the day.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters
Issued: Monday, 21 August 4:27PM
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: Easterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Tuesday, 22 August
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Wednesday, 23 August
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots before dawn then tending east to southeasterly in the middle of the day.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Thursday, 24 August
Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Northeast to southeasterly 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: Monday, 21 August 4:27PM
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: Southeast to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: South to southeasterly 2 to 3 metres offshore southern waters.East to southeasterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Tuesday, 22 August
Winds: North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: South to southeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore southern waters, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Wednesday, 23 August
Winds: North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore southern waters.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Thursday, 24 August
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly below 10 knots during the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.
Hervey Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Hervey Bay
Issued: Monday, 21 August 4:27PM
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Tuesday, 22 August
Winds: North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower in the late morning and afternoon.
Forecast for Wednesday, 23 August
Winds: North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Thursday, 24 August
Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
Fraser Island Coast: Sandy Cape to Double Island Point Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Fraser Island Coast: Sandy Cape to Double Island Point
Issued: Monday, 21 August 4:27PM
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore. South to southeasterly 2 to 3.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Tuesday, 22 August
Winds: Northerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 meters inshore. South to southeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore, decreasing to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower inshore, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Wednesday, 23 August
Winds: North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1m inshore. South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Thursday, 24 August
Winds: Northerly 15 to 20 knots turning northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening.
Sunshine Coast Waters: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Sunshine Coast Waters: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton
Issued: Monday, 21 August 4:27PM
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: Northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore. South to southeasterly 2.5 to 3.5 metres offshore, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the late afternoon and evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore south of Maroochydore, near zero chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Tuesday, 22 August
Winds: Northerly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre inshore. South to southeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the day.
Weather: 20% chance of a shower in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore south of Maroochydore in the early morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.
Forecast for Wednesday, 23 August
Winds: North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1m inshore. South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 60% chance of showers offshore, 20% chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Thursday, 24 August
Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the evening.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Moreton Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Moreton Bay
Issued: Monday, 21 August 4:27PM
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Winds turning northerly below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Tuesday, 22 August
Winds: North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, turning northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon then tending northerly in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Wednesday, 23 August
Winds: North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots before dawn then becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower in the eastern bay in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Forecast for Thursday, 24 August
Winds: North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to northwesterly during the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% 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: Monday, 21 August 4:27PM
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the evening. Winds turning northerly in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore. South to southeasterly 2.5 to 3.5 metres offshore, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore south of Point Lookout later tonight.
Forecast for Tuesday, 22 August
Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots before during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre inshore. South to southeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the day.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.
Forecast for Wednesday, 23 August
Winds: North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending west to northwesterly early in the morning then tending north to northwesterly in the middle of the day.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1m inshore. Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 60% chance of showers offshore, 30% chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Thursday, 24 August
Winds: North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.