Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast: Bowen to Yeppoon

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:57 pm EST on Sunday 23 April 2017.

Weather Situation

A slow-moving high pressure system in the Tasman Sea extends a ridge over the east coast of Queensland. The ridge is expected to weaken over the next few days as the high drifts further east and weakens.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Monday 24 April

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 40% chance of showers.

Tuesday 25 April

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Wednesday 26 April

Winds
Southeasterly 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
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

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 Monday.

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