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All SE Queensland wave sites

Most recent wave and temperature data

Name Significant
wave height (m)
Wave
direction (°TN)
Sea surface
temp (°C)
Last updated
Abbot Point 0.5 71.7 20.8 3:30am 23 Aug
Albatross Bay 0.3 213.8 25.3 3:30am 23 Aug
Brisbane 3.2 109.7 21.3 3:30am 23 Aug
Caloundra 1.3 92.8 18.9 9:30am 22 Aug
Emu Park 0.8 108.3 19.8 3:30am 23 Aug
Gladstone 0.6 78.8 18.9 3:30am 23 Aug
Gold Coast 1.8 87.2 20.2 3:30am 23 Aug
Hay Point 0.4 102.7 20.5 3:30am 23 Aug
Mackay 0.8 116.7 20.9 3:30am 23 Aug
Mooloolaba 2 106.9 19.8 3:30am 23 Aug
North Moreton Bay 1.6 98.4 19.9 3:30am 23 Aug
Townsville 0.8 84.4 21.9 3:30am 23 Aug
Tweed Heads 1.7 94.2 20 3:30am 23 Aug

The wave heights in the above table are the most recent 'significant wave heights'. Click on the wave height value to see a time series plot of this data. Note: the significant wave height (Hsig) is defined as the average of the highest one third of the wave heights in a 30 minute wave record. However, the likely maximum wave height can be up to twice the significant wave height.

Hsig is the value used by the Bureau of Meteorology in its wave height forecasts.

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