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: Thursday, 20 September 5:08AM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system will shift east over South Australia today and into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots shifting south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots from the south during the morning. South to southeasterly winds increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the late evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore.East to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 70% chance of showers, most likely during the late afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: Southerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Winds turning south to southeasterly during the morning and decreasing to 15 to 20 knots from the mid afternoon.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers in the morning.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.Southerly 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: Thursday, 20 September 5:08AM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system will shift east over South Australia today and into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots south of Kowanyama during the morning and early afternoon. Winds tending southeast to southwesterly in the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore during the morning.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending east to southeasterly early in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Kowanyama during the morning.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending east to southeasterly during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly 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: Thursday, 20 September 5:08AM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system will shift east over South Australia today and into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the early morning. Winds tending southeast to southwesterly in the afternoon before shifting east to southeasterly again in the late evening and reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cullen Point.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the early morning. Winds tending southeast to southwesterly in the afternoon before shifting east to southeasterly again in the late evening and reaching up to 20 knots offshore.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Weipa.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Torres Strait Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Torres Strait
Issued: Thursday, 20 September 5:08AM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system will shift east over South Australia today and into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres west of Cape York around midday.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore east of Cape York in the late evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore in the evening.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Peninsula Coast: Sharp Point to Cape Melville Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Peninsula Coast: Sharp Point to Cape Melville
Issued: Thursday, 20 September 5:08AM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system will shift east over South Australia today and into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Winds tending east to northeasterly in Princess Charlotte Bay during the afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Cape Sidmouth.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: North of Cape Sidmouth: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots during the afternoon and reaching up to 30 knots at times in the evening. South of Cape Sidmouth: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, increasing to 25 to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday, then tending east to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Weather: Cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 3 metres outside the reef.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation
Issued: Thursday, 20 September 5:08AM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system will shift east over South Australia today and into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
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, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots in the afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell
Issued: Thursday, 20 September 5:08AM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system will shift east over South Australia today and into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning and reaching up to 25 knots from the late morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen
Issued: Thursday, 20 September 5:08AM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system will shift east over South Australia today and into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: Southeast to northeasterly about 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late morning. Inshore afternoon northeasterly sea breezes reaching up to 20 knots at times.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: Variable about 10 knots tending southeasterly 15 to 20 knots before dawn and then increasing to 20 to 30 knots from the south during the morning and afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence
Issued: Thursday, 20 September 5:08AM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system will shift east over South Australia today and into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: Variable about 10 knots tending south to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots before dawn and reaching up to 30 knots at times during the morning. Winds tending southeasterly 20 to 30 knots in the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters
Issued: Thursday, 20 September 5:08AM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system will shift east over South Australia today and into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: Southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots extending throughout before dawn. Winds then becoming southeasterly 20 to 30 knots early in the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres through the Capricorn Channel around midday.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads
Issued: Thursday, 20 September 5:08AM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system will shift east over South Australia today and into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending northwest to southwesterly in the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly in the afternoon. A south to southwesterly change 15 to 20 knots entering waters south of Agnes Water in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: Southerly 20 to 30 knots turning southeasterly 20 to 30 knots in the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre offshore southern waters.Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore southern waters, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.East to southeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Hervey Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Hervey Bay
Issued: Thursday, 20 September 5:08AM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system will shift east over South Australia today and into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northwesterly in the middle of the day. Winds shifting southerly in the evening and reaching up to 20 knots in the northern bay in the late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: Southerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the northern bay early in the morning. Winds turning southeasterly in the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: 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: Thursday, 20 September 5:08AM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system will shift east over South Australia today and into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting northwest to northeasterly in the afternoon. Winds tending easterly in the far south in the late afternoon ahead of a south to southeasterly change extending throughout from the south in the evening and reaching up to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: South to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the morning. Winds tending southeasterly 20 to 25 knots in the late morning.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending easterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
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: Thursday, 20 September 5:08AM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system will shift east over South Australia today and into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 25 knots offshore. Winds shifting southwest to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots from the south during the late morning and afternoon and reaching up to 20 knots at times. Winds then becoming south to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots in the late evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny day. 60% chance of showers this evening.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: South to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Winds turning southeasterly 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon and decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.East to southeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers in the morning.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.South to southeasterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Moreton Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Moreton Bay
Issued: Thursday, 20 September 5:08AM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system will shift east over South Australia today and into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, tending southwest to southeasterly during the morning. Winds then tending southeasterly in the late morning and increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon before becoming southerly 20 to 25 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny. 60% chance of showers, most likely this evening.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the eastern bay early in the morning. Winds tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots from the mid afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the far north.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning easterly 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: Thursday, 20 September 5:08AM
Weather Situation
A high pressure system will shift east over South Australia today and into New South Wales on Friday, extending a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain a ridge over Gulf waters as it shifts slowly shifts east into the northern Tasman Sea over the weekend.
Forecast for Thursday, 20 September
Winds: North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots shifting south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots from the south during the morning. South to southeasterly winds increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the late evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore.East to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 70% chance of showers, most likely during the late afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Friday, 21 September
Winds: Southerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Winds turning south to southeasterly during the morning and decreasing to 15 to 20 knots from the mid afternoon.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers in the morning.
Forecast for Saturday, 22 September
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.