Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast: Bowen to Yeppoon

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Wednesday 25 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A high is shifting slowly eastwards over New South Wales and this will maintain a ridge through northern Queensland waters over the next few days.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming easterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 26 May

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre through the Capricorn Channel by early evening.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 27 May

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots tending northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather
Sunny.

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 3:50 pm EST Wednesday.

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