Fairfax Media Network

Marine Weather

Step 1.  Select a state     Step 2. Select a district

Cape Preston to Northwest Cape Marine Weather Overview

Northwest Cape to Carnarvon Wallal to Cape Preston Cape Preston to Northwest Cape
Cape Preston to Northwest Cape
2.5m
WSW
Swell height  Swell height warning  Districts with warnings Wind Icon  3pm forecast wind

Tides

Tides for Exmouth

Tides for Onslow

forecast winds

Thursday: W/SW 20/25 kts
Friday: W/SW 15/20 kts
Saturday: W 10/15 kts

forecast

Thursday: Southerly 15/20 knots turning west to southwesterly 20/25 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore west of Onslow in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/2.5 metres by early evening. Swell: West to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Friday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending south to southwesterly before dawn then tending west to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. 1st. Swell: West to southwesterly around 1 metre offshore. 2nd. Swell: Northwesterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming westerly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. 1st. Swell: West to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres west of Barrow Island during the morning. 2nd. Swell: Northwesterly around 1 metre.

Issued Thu 10:00 WST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, WSW

most recent warnings

Barrow Island Forecast Graphs

7-day Wave Graph

Tides Graph

Sun & Moon Times

First light Sunrise Sunset Last light moon set moon rise Moon phase new moon first quarter full moon last quarter
first light
06:01 WST
sunrise
06:23 WST
sunset
18:27 WST
last light
18:49 WST
set
14:56 WST
rise
02:29 WST
moon
moon
Mar 28
moon
Apr 4
moon
Apr 11
moon
Apr 19
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Asperitas: How a Tasmanian geologist helped classify a new type of cloud

12:21 EDT

Gary McArthur's head has always been in the clouds.

New Cloud Atlas for World Met Day

12:06 EDT

Clouds are important and awesome.

Tropical cyclone off Queensland coast possible by Saturday, BOM forecasts

11:30 EDT

A tropical low off the north Queensland coast has the potential to develop into a cyclone later this week, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.