BoM Marine Weather Forecast


Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) Weather Forecasts

Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger
Issued: Wednesday, 16 January 5:18PM
Weather Situation
A ridge of high pressure will extend along much of the east coast of Queensland, resulting in a general east to northeasterly wind flow persisting over Gulf of Carpentaria waters through the forecast period.
Forecast for Wednesday, 16 January
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times offshore in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Thursday, 17 January
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots before dawn. Winds then increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 18 January
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 19 January
Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Point Lookout during the afternoon or evening.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

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: Wednesday, 16 January 5:18PM
Weather Situation
A ridge of high pressure will extend along much of the east coast of Queensland, resulting in a general east to northeasterly wind flow persisting over Gulf of Carpentaria waters through the forecast period.
Forecast for Wednesday, 16 January
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 17 January
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 18 January
Winds: Northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to northeasterly early in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Inshore afternoon sea breezes 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Saturday, 19 January
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 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: Wednesday, 16 January 5:18PM
Weather Situation
A ridge of high pressure will extend along much of the east coast of Queensland, resulting in a general east to northeasterly wind flow persisting over Gulf of Carpentaria waters through the forecast period.
Forecast for Wednesday, 16 January
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 17 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 18 January
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Saturday, 19 January
Winds: North to northeasterly about 10 knots tending easterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
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: Wednesday, 16 January 5:18PM
Weather Situation
A ridge of high pressure will extend along much of the east coast of Queensland, resulting in a general east to northeasterly wind flow persisting over Gulf of Carpentaria waters through the forecast period.
Forecast for Wednesday, 16 January
Winds: Variable below 10 knots.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 17 January
Winds: Variable below 10 knots.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm west of Cape York in the morning and afternoon.
Forecast for Friday, 18 January
Winds: Variable below 10 knots.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Saturday, 19 January
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% 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: Wednesday, 16 January 5:18PM
Weather Situation
A ridge of high pressure will extend along much of the east coast of Queensland, resulting in a general east to northeasterly wind flow persisting over Gulf of Carpentaria waters through the forecast period.
Forecast for Wednesday, 16 January
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Cape Sidmouth.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 17 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots. Winds south of Cape Sidmouth tending northeasterly and reaching up to 20 knots at times in the afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 18 January
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Winds south of Cape Sidmouth tending northeasterly and reaching up to 20 knots at times in the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. A thunderstorm likely.
Forecast for Saturday, 19 January
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef during the afternoon or evening.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. A thunderstorm likely.
Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation
Issued: Wednesday, 16 January 5:18PM
Weather Situation
A ridge of high pressure will extend along much of the east coast of Queensland, resulting in a general east to northeasterly wind flow persisting over Gulf of Carpentaria waters through the forecast period.
Forecast for Wednesday, 16 January
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
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, decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Cooktown.
Forecast for Thursday, 17 January
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Cape Flattery in the early morning and again in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 18 January
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Cape Flattery in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Saturday, 19 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Cooktown during the afternoon.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell
Issued: Wednesday, 16 January 5:18PM
Weather Situation
A ridge of high pressure will extend along much of the east coast of Queensland, resulting in a general east to northeasterly wind flow persisting over Gulf of Carpentaria waters through the forecast period.
Forecast for Wednesday, 16 January
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times north of Cairns.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Thursday, 17 January
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore north of Cairns in the evening.
Forecast for Friday, 18 January
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore.
Forecast for Saturday, 19 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly during the day.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.
Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen
Issued: Wednesday, 16 January 5:18PM
Weather Situation
A ridge of high pressure will extend along much of the east coast of Queensland, resulting in a general east to northeasterly wind flow persisting over Gulf of Carpentaria waters through the forecast period.
Forecast for Wednesday, 16 January
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, with inshore northeasterly sea breezes reaching up to 20 knots at times in the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Thursday, 17 January
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, with inshore afternoon northeasterly sea breezes 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 18 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore in the late morning and afternoon.
Forecast for Saturday, 19 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 20 knots before turning southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef during the afternoon or evening.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.
Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence
Issued: Wednesday, 16 January 5:18PM
Weather Situation
A ridge of high pressure will extend along much of the east coast of Queensland, resulting in a general east to northeasterly wind flow persisting over Gulf of Carpentaria waters through the forecast period.
Forecast for Wednesday, 16 January
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Winds inshore south of Sarina tending northeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Thursday, 17 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots. Winds inshore south of Sarina tending northeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 18 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 19 January
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters
Issued: Wednesday, 16 January 5:18PM
Weather Situation
A ridge of high pressure will extend along much of the east coast of Queensland, resulting in a general east to northeasterly wind flow persisting over Gulf of Carpentaria waters through the forecast period.
Forecast for Wednesday, 16 January
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending easterly in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Thursday, 17 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 18 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Creal Reef.
Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Saturday, 19 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Creal Reef during the evening.
Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads
Issued: Wednesday, 16 January 5:18PM
Weather Situation
A ridge of high pressure will extend along much of the east coast of Queensland, resulting in a general east to northeasterly wind flow persisting over Gulf of Carpentaria waters through the forecast period.
Forecast for Wednesday, 16 January
Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Thursday, 17 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Agnes Water in the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Agnes Water during the afternoon.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 18 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 19 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Hervey Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Hervey Bay
Issued: Wednesday, 16 January 5:18PM
Weather Situation
A ridge of high pressure will extend along much of the east coast of Queensland, resulting in a general east to northeasterly wind flow persisting over Gulf of Carpentaria waters through the forecast period.
Forecast for Wednesday, 16 January
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Thursday, 17 January
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning then decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 18 January
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 19 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly below 10 knots during the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Fraser Island Coast: Sandy Cape to Double Island Point Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Fraser Island Coast: Sandy Cape to Double Island Point
Issued: Wednesday, 16 January 5:18PM
Weather Situation
A ridge of high pressure will extend along much of the east coast of Queensland, resulting in a general east to northeasterly wind flow persisting over Gulf of Carpentaria waters through the forecast period.
Forecast for Wednesday, 16 January
Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Thursday, 17 January
Winds: Easterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 18 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 19 January
Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: 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: Wednesday, 16 January 5:18PM
Weather Situation
A ridge of high pressure will extend along much of the east coast of Queensland, resulting in a general east to northeasterly wind flow persisting over Gulf of Carpentaria waters through the forecast period.
Forecast for Wednesday, 16 January
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Thursday, 17 January
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 18 January
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots early in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 19 January
Winds: Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Moreton Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Moreton Bay
Issued: Wednesday, 16 January 5:18PM
Weather Situation
A ridge of high pressure will extend along much of the east coast of Queensland, resulting in a general east to northeasterly wind flow persisting over Gulf of Carpentaria waters through the forecast period.
Forecast for Wednesday, 16 January
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times in the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Thursday, 17 January
Winds: Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Cloud clearing.
Forecast for Friday, 18 January
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 19 January
Winds: North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then returning north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
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: Wednesday, 16 January 5:18PM
Weather Situation
A ridge of high pressure will extend along much of the east coast of Queensland, resulting in a general east to northeasterly wind flow persisting over Gulf of Carpentaria waters through the forecast period.
Forecast for Wednesday, 16 January
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times offshore in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Thursday, 17 January
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots before dawn. Winds then increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 18 January
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 19 January
Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Point Lookout during the afternoon or evening.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.