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: Thursday, 23 March 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 March
Winds: North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots. A 10 knot southerly change extending north from the early evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers south of Point Lookout, 40% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 24 March
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 March
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to northeasterly below 10 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 March
Winds: Northeasterly below 10 knots tending northerly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then decreasing to about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of thunderstorms inshore in the afternoon and evening.

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 March 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 March
Winds: West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly clear. 20% chance of a shower inshore, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 24 March
Winds: West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 March
Winds: Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 March
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
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 March 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 March
Winds: West to northwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers north of Weipa, 40% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 24 March
Winds: West to northwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers north of Weipa, 60% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 March
Winds: West to northwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 March
Winds: Westerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Torres Strait Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Torres Strait
Issued: Thursday, 23 March 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 March
Winds: West to northwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 24 March
Winds: West to northwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 March
Winds: West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to southwesterly below 10 knots in the late morning and afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 March
Winds: Westerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: 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: Thursday, 23 March 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 March
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 24 March
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 March
Winds: West to southwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 March
Winds: West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to northwesterly during the day.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cape Sidmouth during the morning.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 70% 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: Thursday, 23 March 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 March
Winds: South to southeasterly below 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 24 March
Winds: Southerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 March
Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 March
Winds: West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending southeast to southwesterly during the afternoon then tending northwest to southwesterly during the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% 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: Thursday, 23 March 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 March
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 24 March
Winds: South to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef around midday.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 March
Winds: Southerly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 March
Winds: Southerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 3 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen
Issued: Thursday, 23 March 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 March
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Cape Bowling Green in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 24 March
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly during the morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 March
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots in the morning.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 March
Winds: Southeasterly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas: 2.5 to 3 metres.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence
Issued: Thursday, 23 March 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 March
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Mackay.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 24 March
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Hamilton Island in the late evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore around midday.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 March
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 March
Winds: East to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters
Issued: Thursday, 23 March 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 March
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of showers north of Creal Reef, 60% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 24 March
Winds: Easterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 March
Winds: Easterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 March
Winds: Easterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads
Issued: Thursday, 23 March 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 March
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times north of Cape Capricorn.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Cape Capricorn.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers north of Cape Capricorn, 30% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 24 March
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cape Capricorn during the day.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore north of Cape Capricorn.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 March
Winds: Easterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres north of Agnes Water.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore southern waters.Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 March
Winds: Easterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres north of Cape Capricorn.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore southern waters, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
Hervey Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Hervey Bay
Issued: Thursday, 23 March 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 March
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 24 March
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 March
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 March
Winds: Easterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
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 March 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 March
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 24 March
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 March
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 March
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
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 March 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 March
Winds: East to northeasterly below 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 40% chance of showers inshore, 20% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 24 March
Winds: East to northeasterly below 10 knots becoming southeasterly early in the morning then increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 March
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning easterly in the late morning and afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 March
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 40% chance of showers.
Moreton Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Moreton Bay
Issued: Thursday, 23 March 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 March
Winds: Variable below 10 knots.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 24 March
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 March
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning easterly below 10 knots in the late morning and early afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 March
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then becoming north to northwesterly below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% 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 March 3:50PM
Forecast for Thursday, 23 March
Winds: North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots. A 10 knot southerly change extending north from the early evening.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers south of Point Lookout, 40% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 24 March
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.
Forecast for Saturday, 25 March
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to northeasterly below 10 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Forecast for Sunday, 26 March
Winds: Northeasterly below 10 knots tending northerly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then decreasing to about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of thunderstorms inshore in the afternoon and evening.