Cooktown Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Thursday 21 February 2019.

Weather Situation

A weak pressure pattern will persist along the north tropical east coast for the next few days. Tropical cyclone Oma lies over the central Coral Sea and is expected to move slowly southwestwards over the next few days whilst staying offshore of the Queensland coast.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cooktown in the evening. Winds tending west to northwesterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Clear.

Friday 22 February

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots shifting east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon from the south.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Mostly sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm at night.

Saturday 23 February

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Sunday 24 February

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 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.

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

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