SE QLD Boating Outlook

Gold Coast Waters

Issued at: 29/07/2018 05:02 AM
The wind forecast for today is 10-15kts N/NW, lighter inshore early. Reaching 15-20kts offshore during the afternoon It should be a sunny day with a top temperature of 24 degrees. There's a 70% chance of showers and storms this evening Based on the wind forecast, seas will be choppy in offshore waters and the best conditions for small boats will be close inshore early and in the more sheltered areas from Southport Broadwater to Jumpinpin and in the rivers and creeks. Swell is 0.5-0.75m Easterly and the coastal bars require the usual caution when crossing them. The pic below of Jumpinpin Bar was taken yesterday afternoon, Monday 16th July by Peter Gash, the pilot of the Sea Air Pacific plane that flies daily from Coolangatta to Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort ... https://www.ladyelliot.com.au/

Jumpinpin Bar 16 July

Moreton Bay

Issued at: 29/07/2018 05:13 AM
The wind forecast for today is 5-10kts NW this morning, becoming 10-15kts N/NE during the day, possibly reaching 15-20kts this afternoon. It should be a mostly sunny day with a top temperature of 24 degrees. There's a 60% chance of showers and storms this evening Based on the wind forecast, boating conditions will be good in open bay waters this morning, becoming choppy during the day and the best for small boats will be in the southern bay from Peel Island to Southport Broadwater, Pumicestone Passage and the rivers and creeks. Swell is 0.5-0.75m Easterly on the coastal bars at South Passage and Jumpinpin and the usual caution is required when crossing them. The pics below of South Passage and Jumpinpin Bars were taken Monday 16th July, by Peter Gash the pilot of the SEa Air Pacific plane that flies daily from Coolangatta to Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort ... https://ladyelliot.com.au

Jumpinpin Bar 16 July

South Passage 16 July

Sunshine Coast Waters

Issued at: 29/07/2018 04:44 AM
The wind forecast for today is 10kts NW/NE this morning, with lighter W/NW inshore early, becoming 10-15kts N/NE this afternoon. It should be a sunny day with a top temperature of 25 degrees. There's a 50% chance of showers and storms this evening Based on the wind forecast, seas in offshore waters will be good this morning, becoming choppy this afternoon and the best conditions for small boats will be close inshore early and in the more sheltered parts of Pumicestone Passage and the rivers and creeks. Swell is 0.5-0.75m Easterly on the coastal bars and the usual caution is required when crossing them. The pic below of Wide Bay Bar was taken in the afternoon of Sunday 15th July by the pilot of the Sea Air Pacific plane that flies daily from Coolangatta to Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort ... https://www.ladyelliot.com.au

Wide Bay Bar 15 July