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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 0.6 77.3 25.5 9:30am 25 Apr
Albatross Bay 0.4 292.5 28.4 9:30am 25 Apr
Brisbane 1 67.5 25.7 9:30am 25 Apr
Cairns 0.5 9:30am 25 Apr
Caloundra 1 73.1 24.4 8:30am 25 Apr
Emu Park 0.6 59.1 25.6 9:30am 25 Apr
Gladstone 0.4 56.3 24.9 9:30am 25 Apr
Gold Coast 0.8 70.3 24.6 9:30am 25 Apr
Hay Point 0.3 105.5 25.7 9:30am 25 Apr
Mackay 0.6 113.9 9:30am 25 Apr
Mooloolaba 1.1 71.7 24.9 9:30am 25 Apr
North Moreton Bay 1 70.3 24.5 9:30am 25 Apr
Townsville 0.8 84.4 25.9 9:30am 25 Apr
Tweed Heads 0.9 97 9:30am 25 Apr

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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