BoM Marine Weather Forecast


Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) Weather Forecasts

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, 17 January 5:58PM
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 Thursday, 17 January
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly clear.
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: Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 January
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
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: Thursday, 17 January 5:58PM
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 Thursday, 17 January
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre inshore.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Kowanyama.
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. 70% chance of showers. 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.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 January
Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% 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, 17 January 5:58PM
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 Thursday, 17 January
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% 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. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Saturday, 19 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots north of Weipa in the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the evening.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Torres Strait Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Torres Strait
Issued: Thursday, 17 January 5:58PM
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 Thursday, 17 January
Winds: Variable below 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 18 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.
Forecast for Saturday, 19 January
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
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, 20 January
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the evening.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% 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, 17 January 5:58PM
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 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: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cape Sidmouth.
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: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Saturday, 19 January
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the middle of the day.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 January
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% 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, 17 January 5:58PM
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 Thursday, 17 January
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots at times.
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. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Cooktown.
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, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Cooktown.
Forecast for Saturday, 19 January
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Cooktown in the morning and afternoon.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 January
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell
Issued: Thursday, 17 January 5:58PM
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 Thursday, 17 January
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 18 January
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning easterly during the day.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.
Forecast for Saturday, 19 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 January
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen
Issued: Thursday, 17 January 5:58PM
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 Thursday, 17 January
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, winds tending east to northeasterly inshore in the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 18 January
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots at times. Winds tending east to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots inshore in the afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
Forecast for Saturday, 19 January
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day. Inshore afternoon northeasterly sea breezes.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 January
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Inshore afternoon northeasterly sea breezes.
Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence
Issued: Thursday, 17 January 5:58PM
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 Thursday, 17 January
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Winds inshore south of Sarina tending northeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 18 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots. Winds inshore south of Sarina tending northeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 19 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly in the late morning and increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Winds inshore south of Sarina tending northeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 January
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Winds inshore south of Sarina tending northeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters
Issued: Thursday, 17 January 5:58PM
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 Thursday, 17 January
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Winds reaching up to 20 knots through the Capricorn Channel in the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Friday, 18 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 19 January
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 January
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly during the day.
Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly sunny.
Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads
Issued: Thursday, 17 January 5:58PM
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 Thursday, 17 January
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cape Capricorn in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Cape Capricorn.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Friday, 18 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Agnes Water.
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, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Cape Capricorn.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 January
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Hervey Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Hervey Bay
Issued: Thursday, 17 January 5:58PM
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 Thursday, 17 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Friday, 18 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy.
Forecast for Saturday, 19 January
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly during the day.
Seas: Around 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: Thursday, 17 January 5:58PM
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 Thursday, 17 January
Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly clear.
Forecast for Friday, 18 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: 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.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 January
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly during the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots at times offshore in the late evening.
Seas: Around 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: Thursday, 17 January 5:58PM
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 Thursday, 17 January
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly clear.
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: Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 January
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots tending east to southeasterly 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: Thursday, 17 January 5:58PM
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 Thursday, 17 January
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Clear.
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: Northerly about 10 knots becoming variable before dawn then becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Cloud clearing.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 January
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming easterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
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, 17 January 5:58PM
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 Thursday, 17 January
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Mostly clear.
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: North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Winds inshore northwesterly about 10 knots during the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore during the afternoon.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.
Forecast for Sunday, 20 January
Winds: Variable below 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.