Cooktown Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Saturday 4 July 2020.

Weather Situation

A large high [1035] in the Bight extends a strengthening ridge over northern Queensland and the southern Gulf. This high will drift slowly eastwards across southern Australia over the next few days, maintaining the ridge.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Cooktown Coast

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots north of Cooktown.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 5 July

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Cooktown Coast

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots north of Cooktown during the day.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 6 July

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, increasing to 25 to 30 knots north of Cape Flattery. Winds throughout increasing to 25 to 30 knots in the late morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 7 July

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots north of Cape Flattery in the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell
Easterly 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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

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