Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Issued at 3:50 pm EST on Sunday 1 October 2023
for the period until midnight EST Wednesday 4 October 2023.
Please be aware
Wind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.
A high [1028 hPa] over the eastern Tasman Sea maintains a ridge over the North Queensland Waters. The high will drift over the next few days, maintaining the ridge. A trough will sweep east across southern Australia during the week, reaching the southern Queensland coast on Thursday.
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Creal Reef in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Creal Reef. Weather: Partly cloudy.
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening. Weather: Mostly sunny.
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres. Weather: Mostly sunny.
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am EST Monday.
* Calls to 1300 numbers cost around 27.5c incl. GST, higher from mobiles or public phones. Marine forecasts are also available on VHF and HF radio. View the radio schedule on www.bom.gov.au/marine
Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecasts for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for neighbouring coastal zones.