Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast: Bowen to Yeppoon

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:58 pm EST on Sunday 14 July 2024.

Weather Situation

A high [1025 hPa] will remain south of Australia for the next few days, extending a ridge over the north Queensland waters. The high will move over South Australia late on Wednesday, strengthening the ridge.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
South to southwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather
Clear.

Monday 15 July

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 16 July

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots before dawn then tending west to southwesterly in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 17 July

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

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 Monday.

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