Current conditions on the Reef
Each summer, we assess the health of reefs, as this part of the year poses a greater risk of extreme weather, particularly heat waves, cyclones and flooding.
According to the Bureau of Meteorology, most El Niño Southern Oscillation indicators have eased back from near-El Niño levels. Conditions on the Great Barrier Reef are likely to remain neutral until the end of summer.
Existing monitoring of reefs and crown-of-thorns starfish control will continue over summer.
A short summary of current conditions out on the Great Barrier Reef.Read more on Latest overview of current conditions
Detailed information on sea surface temperature, tropical cyclones, rainfall levels and flood plumes to date.Read more on Latest detailed observed forecast and environmental conditions
A Vulnerability Assessment: of the issues that could have far-reaching consequences for the Great Barrier Reef.
Current Conditions: Environmental and climatic forecasts for the Great Barrier Reef