Changes to the AUSWAVE interactive wave maps

Summary

The Bureau is extending its forecast wave model maps out to 7 days on the 12th April 2011. Extension of the maps from 5 to 7 days will complement the time period of the weather maps provided on the Interactive weather and wave maps webpage.

In addition the Bureau will include the option to view maps for 4 different regions around Australia. The new maps will cover Northeast Australia, Northwest Australia, Southeast Australia, and Southwest Australia. The new zoomed in maps will enable finer wave details to be displayed for the next two days.

Example Images

Northwest Australia - Peak Wave Period

Northwest Australia - Peak Wave Period


Southeast Australia - Significant Wave Height and Direction

Southeast Australia - Significant Wave Height and Direction