Seasonal Streamflow Forecasts


Update history for Seasonal Streamflow Forecasts

The public release of the Seasonal Streamflow Forecasts follows several years of research, systems and services development and user engagement and testing. The Bureau is committed to continuous improvement of the seasonal forecasting science, modelling, products and service. The service is also expected to extend to more catchments and basins over the next few years.

The table below will be updated whenever a significant change is made to the service.

Table of updates and releases


Date Description
10 February 2014 In this release we have added five new total inflow forecasts for the Yarra and Mitchell-Thomson basins at Upper Yarra Reservoir, Maroondah Reservoir, O'Shannassy Reservoir, Graceburn Weir, and Thomson Reservoir.
10 January 2014 In this release we have removed the site-based forecast for Diglum Creek at Marlua in the Boyne basin as streamflow data has not been available for this station for the past 12 months.
1 May 2013 In this release we have added 20 new site-based forecasts located in the Upper Murray, Murrumbidgee, Gwydir, Lachlan, Hawkesbury, Condamine-Culgoa, Logan-Albert, Normanby, Nicholson-Leichhardt, Flinders-Norman, Herbert, Daintree and McArthur basins.
10 July 2012 In this release we have added 14 new site-based forecasts located in the Barron, Herbert, Burdekin, Boyne, Mary, Brisbane, Macleay, Manning, Tuross, Namoi, Macquarie-Bogan, Flinders and Archer basins.
9 November 2011 In this release we have added 15 new site-based forecasts located in the Richmond, Gwydir, Manning, Lachlan, Shoalhaven, Murrumbidgee, Ovens, Latrobe, Tambo, Mitchell and Upper Murray basins.
10 May 2011 Cross-validation re-done, new skill score plots for most forecast locations. Different hit and miss algorithm implemented, taking into account all ensemble members.
13 December 2010 Public release of the SSF website for 21 sites in eight south east Murray-Darling catchments.
11 November 2010 In this release we have added total inflow forecasts for the Broken, Campaspe and Loddon Rivers at Cairn Curran Reservoir , Lake Eppalock , Lake Nillahcootie and Tullaroop Reservoir
24 June 2010 Pilot experimental release of the SSF website for 14 sites in five south east Murray-Darling catchments. This release included a much improved web interface with better mapping and interface and also the ability to access the forecasts as data products.
17 December 2009 Experimental release of the SSF website for 11 sites in four south east Murray-Darling catchments and made available to a stakeholder based user group of around 40 people and 20 agencies.

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