Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast: Bowen to Yeppoon

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Tuesday 7 December 2021.

Weather Situation

A high [1028 hPa] south of New Zealand extends a ridge over northern waters. The ridge will weaken over the next few days as an inland trough approaches the east Queensland coast.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Wednesday 8 December

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 9 December

Winds
East to northeasterly below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 10 December

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly 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 Wednesday.

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