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: Tuesday, 17 October 10:00PM
Forecast for Tuesday, 17 October
Winds: East to southeasterly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas: 2.5 to 3 metres.
Swell: Easterly 2.5 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers north of Maroochydore, 50% chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Wednesday, 18 October
Winds: Easterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the morning.
Seas: 2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly 1.5 to 2 metres inshore, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of rain.
Forecast for Thursday, 19 October
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell: Easterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Forecast for Friday, 20 October
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

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: Tuesday, 17 October 10:00PM
Forecast for Tuesday, 17 October
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Around 0.5 metres.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly clear. 20% chance of a shower or thunderstorm inshore.
Forecast for Wednesday, 18 October
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Kowanyama at night.
Forecast for Thursday, 19 October
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots before dawn then tending east to southeasterly in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 20 October
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon then becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
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: Tuesday, 17 October 10:00PM
Forecast for Tuesday, 17 October
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 0.5 metres.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly clear. 50% chance of showers inshore, 20% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Wednesday, 18 October
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Mostly sunny. 40% chance of showers in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 19 October
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 20 October
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day then becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Torres Strait Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Torres Strait
Issued: Tuesday, 17 October 10:00PM
Forecast for Tuesday, 17 October
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower inshore, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Wednesday, 18 October
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 19 October
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef around midday.
Weather: Cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 20 October
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 70% 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: Tuesday, 17 October 10:00PM
Forecast for Tuesday, 17 October
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Wednesday, 18 October
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 19 October
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef during the morning.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 20 October
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.
Weather: Partly 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: Tuesday, 17 October 10:00PM
Forecast for Tuesday, 17 October
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cooktown by early evening.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers offshore south of Cooktown, 50% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Wednesday, 18 October
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly during the day.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 19 October
Winds: Easterly 15 to 25 knots turning southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres outside the reef during the morning.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 20 October
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.
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: Tuesday, 17 October 10:00PM
Forecast for Tuesday, 17 October
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cairns in the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef by early evening.
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Wednesday, 18 October
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore at times.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 19 October
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning then tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef by early evening.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 20 October
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen
Issued: Tuesday, 17 October 10:00PM
Forecast for Tuesday, 17 October
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers offshore, 60% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Wednesday, 18 October
Winds: South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Winds turning east to northeasterly southeast of Townsville from the afternoon in the afternoon and evening. Winds dependent on the movement of a trough.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather: Cloudy. 95% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 19 October
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Friday, 20 October
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% 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: Tuesday, 17 October 10:00PM
Forecast for Tuesday, 17 October
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to northeasterly from the east in the evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Wednesday, 18 October
Winds: East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Winds inshore north of Mackay tending southeasterly during the morning and early afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres south of Mackay around midday.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. Near 100% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 19 October
Winds: Easterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres.
Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Friday, 20 October
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon.
Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters
Issued: Tuesday, 17 October 10:00PM
Forecast for Tuesday, 17 October
Winds: East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Wednesday, 18 October
Winds: Easterly 20 to 25 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 95% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 19 October
Winds: Easterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
Forecast for Friday, 20 October
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads
Issued: Tuesday, 17 October 10:00PM
Forecast for Tuesday, 17 October
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Agnes Water in the late evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres offshore south of Cape Capricorn.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Wednesday, 18 October
Winds: Easterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the morning then increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Weather: Cloudy. 95% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 19 October
Winds: Easterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers north of Cape Capricorn, 50% chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Friday, 20 October
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Hervey Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Hervey Bay
Issued: Tuesday, 17 October 10:00PM
Forecast for Tuesday, 17 October
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell: North to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Wednesday, 18 October
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots after dawn.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the northern bay.
Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the northern bay.
Weather: Cloudy. 95% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Forecast for Thursday, 19 October
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell: Northerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Forecast for Friday, 20 October
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell: Northerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.
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: Tuesday, 17 October 10:00PM
Forecast for Tuesday, 17 October
Winds: Easterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots at times.
Seas: 2.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore.
Forecast for Wednesday, 18 October
Winds: Easterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the morning.
Seas: 2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 95% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore in the morning and afternoon.
Forecast for Thursday, 19 October
Winds: Easterly 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: Easterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Forecast for Friday, 20 October
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
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: Tuesday, 17 October 10:00PM
Forecast for Tuesday, 17 October
Winds: East to southeasterly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas: 2.5 to 3 metres.
Swell: Easterly 2.5 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers north of Maroochydore, 50% chance elsewhere.
Forecast for Wednesday, 18 October
Winds: Easterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the morning.
Seas: 2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly 1.5 to 2 metres inshore, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of rain.
Forecast for Thursday, 19 October
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell: Easterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Forecast for Friday, 20 October
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Moreton Bay Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Moreton Bay
Issued: Tuesday, 17 October 10:00PM
Forecast for Tuesday, 17 October
Winds: East to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots at times.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the far north.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.
Forecast for Wednesday, 18 October
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots turning easterly early in the morning.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.
Forecast for Thursday, 19 October
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Forecast for Friday, 20 October
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then becoming north to northwesterly about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell:
Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger Forecast
Local Waters Forecast for Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger
Issued: Tuesday, 17 October 10:00PM
Forecast for Tuesday, 17 October
Winds: East to southeasterly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas: 2.5 to 3 metres.
Swell: Easterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Wednesday, 18 October
Winds: Easterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the morning.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell: Easterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather: Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
Forecast for Thursday, 19 October
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell: Easterly 2 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Forecast for Friday, 20 October
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather: Partly cloudy.