Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast: Bowen to Yeppoon

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Sunday 24 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge lies over North Queensland waters. The ridge will strengthen through next week as a high moves slowly eastwards across southern Australia, extending a firm ridge through much of Queensland.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Monday 25 July

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

Tuesday 26 July

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Wednesday 27 July

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

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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