Mackay Coastal Waters Forecast: Bowen to St Lawrence

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Forecast issued at 3:51 pm EST on Sunday 26 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A strong high over the Southern Ocean will move slowly east during the forecast period, gradually strengthening the ridge over north Queensland waters.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots south of Mackay in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Monday 27 April

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 28 April

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Mackay.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 29 April

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% 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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