Cairns Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:51 pm EST on Sunday 1 February 2015.

Weather Situation

A weak trough lies through far northern waters with west to northwest winds through Peninsula waters. A weak pressure gradient extends over remaining waters.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Monday 2 February

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Innisfail in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Innisfail during the afternoon.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 60% chance of showers inshore, 30% chance elsewhere.

Tuesday 3 February

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Wednesday 4 February

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. Wind warnings are issued for today and tomorrow and describe the highest category of wind warning for that day.

Nearby Coastal Waters

NSW - Byron Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast Gold Coast Waters Forecast Moreton Bay Forecast Sunshine Coast Waters Forecast Fraser Island Coast Forecast Hervey Bay Waters Forecast Capricornia Coast Forecast Mackay Coast Forecast Townsville Coast Forecast Cairns Coast Forecast Cooktown Coast Forecast Peninsula Coast Forecast Torres Strait Forecast North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast South East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast NT - Roper Groote Coast Forecast NT - Gove Peninsula Coast Forecast

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am EST Monday.

Product IDQ11304