BoM Marine Weather Forecast


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Sunshine Coast Waters: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Sunshine Coast Waters: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton
Issued: Saturday, 19 August 10:54AM
Forecast for Saturday, 19 August
Winds: Southwesterly 25 to 30 knots, reaching up to 33 knots offshore during the late morning and early afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 3 metres offshore.
Swell: Southeasterly 1 to1.5 metres inshore, increasing to southerly 2 to 3 metres offshore.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 August
Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots inshore increasing to 20 to 25 knots offshore. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the day.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
Swell: Southeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres inshore. Southerly 2.5 to 4 metres offshore.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 50% chance of showers offshore, 20% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore in the morning.
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore. Southerly 2 to 4 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of light showers.

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: Saturday, 19 August 10:54AM
Forecast for Saturday, 19 August
Winds: Northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, increasing to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots west of Karumba during the late morning and early afternoon. Winds becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots with inshore seabreezes during the afternoon. Winds tending south to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots from the south during the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 August
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots at times south of Kowanyama during the morning. Winds tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots late in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon and evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to northeasterly during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or 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: Saturday, 19 August 10:54AM
Forecast for Saturday, 19 August
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, tending southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon. Winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Weipa in the late evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore north of Weipa.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 August
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots, tending southeast to southwesterly in the evening and reaching up to 25 knots at times north of Weipa.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower offshore north of Weipa at night. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Torres Strait Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Torres Strait
Issued: Saturday, 19 August 10:54AM
Forecast for Saturday, 19 August
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore west of Cape York in the late evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: 20% chance of a light shower early this morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 August
Winds: East to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 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: Saturday, 19 August 10:54AM
Forecast for Saturday, 19 August
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, tending northeasterly south of Cape Sidmouth. Winds becoming easterly in the late evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Cape Sidmouth.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a light shower offshore north of Cape Grenville this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 August
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly during the morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Sidmouth in the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
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.
Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation
Issued: Saturday, 19 August 10:54AM
Forecast for Saturday, 19 August
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 August
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef during the morning.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell
Issued: Saturday, 19 August 10:54AM
Forecast for Saturday, 19 August
Winds: South to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower north of Cairns later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 August
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, tending southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather: Cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower.
Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen
Issued: Saturday, 19 August 10:54AM
Forecast for Saturday, 19 August
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the early afternoon. Winds briefly reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Cape Bowling Green in the early afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 August
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Bowling Green during the morning. Winds tending east to northeasterly inshore during the afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower.
Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence
Issued: Saturday, 19 August 10:54AM
Forecast for Saturday, 19 August
Winds: South to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the late morning and early afternoon. Winds decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the late afternoon before increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the south during the late evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 August
Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Mackay early in the morning. Winds turning southeasterly in the early afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly during the morning.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower.
Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters
Issued: Saturday, 19 August 10:54AM
Forecast for Saturday, 19 August
Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots through the Capricorn Channel during the morning.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel around midday.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a light shower north of Creal Reef this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 August
Winds: Southerly 15 to 25 knots turning southeasterly 20 to 25 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres.
Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a light shower through the Capricorn Channel in the late afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a light shower.
Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads
Issued: Saturday, 19 August 10:54AM
Forecast for Saturday, 19 August
Winds: South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots. Winds increasing to 20 to 25 knots and reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Agnes Water during the late morning. Winds increasing back to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the late afternoon and evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Yeppoon during the evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon, then increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres later in the evening.
Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore southern waters, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres around midday.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 August
Winds: Southerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Yeppoon during the early morning. Winds tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the late morning and early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore during the afternoon and evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: South to southeasterly 2 to 3 metres offshore southern waters, increasing to 2 to 4 metres during the morning.East to northeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a light shower offshore south of Agnes Water in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell: South to southeasterly 2 to 4 metres offshore southern waters, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.Northeast to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending east to northeasterly around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower.
Hervey Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Hervey Bay
Issued: Saturday, 19 August 10:54AM
Forecast for Saturday, 19 August
Winds: Southwesterly 20 to 25 knots. Winds shifting south to southwesterly in the late evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the northern bay in the late evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 August
Winds: South to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, shifting to south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the later morning and early afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning east to southeasterly below 10 knots during the morning then becoming north to northeasterly during the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light 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: Saturday, 19 August 10:54AM
Forecast for Saturday, 19 August
Winds: Southwesterly 25 to 30 knots, reaching up to 33 knots offshore.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 August
Winds: Southerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: South to southeasterly 1 to 2 metres inshore, increasing to southerly 2 to 4 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers offshore, 20% chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell: Southerly 1 to 2 metres inshore, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a light 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: Saturday, 19 August 10:54AM
Forecast for Saturday, 19 August
Winds: Southwesterly 25 to 30 knots, reaching up to 33 knots offshore during the late morning and early afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 3 metres offshore.
Swell: Southeasterly 1 to1.5 metres inshore, increasing to southerly 2 to 3 metres offshore.
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 August
Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots inshore increasing to 20 to 25 knots offshore. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the day.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
Swell: Southeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres inshore. Southerly 2.5 to 4 metres offshore.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 50% chance of showers offshore, 20% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore in the morning.
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore. Southerly 2 to 4 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of light showers.
Moreton Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Moreton Bay
Issued: Saturday, 19 August 10:54AM
Forecast for Saturday, 19 August
Winds: Southwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the northern bay during the early afternoon. Winds decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the far north.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 August
Winds: Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southeasterly in the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the far north.
Swell:
Weather: Sunny.
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting east to northeasterly during the day then tending northwest to northeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the evening.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower.
Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger
Issued: Saturday, 19 August 10:54AM
Forecast for Saturday, 19 August
Winds: Southwesterly 20 to 25 knots inshore along the Gold Coast. Winds 25 to 30 knots offshore and reaching up to 33 knots north of Point Lookout. Winds decreasing to 20 to 25 knots during the early afternoon before shifting south to southeasterly 25 to 30 knots throughout in the evening and reaching up to 33 knots offshore.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Swell: Inshore: Southeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres. Offshore: Southerly around 1.5 to 2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres by the late evening.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 40% chance of showers offshore south of Point Lookout at night. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore in the evening.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 August
Winds: Southerly 20 to 25 knots inshore, reaching 25 to 33 knots offshore. Winds decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Swell: Southeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres inshore. Southerly 2.5 to 4.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers offshore, 30% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore in the morning.
Forecast for Monday, 21 August
Winds: South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day then becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the evening.
Swell: South to southeasterly 1 to 2 metres inshore. Southerly 2.5 to 4 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of light showers.