Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast for Queensland

IDQ10860

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast: Bowen to Yeppoon

Issued at 4:59 pm EST on Friday 31 October 2014
for the period until midnight EST Monday 3 November 2014.

Please be aware
Wind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. Wind warnings are issued for today and tomorrow and describe the highest category of wind warning for that day.

Warning Information

For latest warnings go to www.bom.gov.au, subscribe to RSS feeds, call 1300-360-427* or listen for warnings on relevant TV and radio broadcasts.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure lies along the east coast. The ridge will strengthen slightly over the next few days.

Forecast for Friday 31 October until midnight

Winds: E to NE 10 to 15 knots.

Seas: 1.2 metres.

Swell: SE less than 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.

Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Saturday 1 November

Winds: E to NE 10 to 15 knots.

Seas: 1.2 metres.

Swell: SE less than 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.

Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Sunday 2 November

Winds: SE to NE 10 to 15 knots.

Seas: 1.2 metres.

Swell: SE less than 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.

Weather: Partly cloudy, isolated showers.

Forecast for Monday 3 November

Winds: E to SE 10 to 15 knots.

Seas: 1.2 metres.

Swell: SE less than 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.

Weather: Cloudy with showers.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am EST Saturday.

* 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.