Mackay Coastal Waters Forecast: Bowen to St Lawrence

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Tuesday 22 August 2017.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure extends over north Queensland waters. A surface trough will move into the northern and central interior of the state today and remain slow moving during Wednesday and Thursday before shifting a bit further east into the central inland on Friday. A high pressure centre will move east into southeastern Australia late Friday, gradually extending a firm ridge into north Queensland waters.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Variable below 10 knots tending east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 23 August

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, tending southeast to northeasterly about 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 24 August

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northeasterly during the morning then becoming east to northeasterly about 10 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

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 3:50 pm EST Tuesday.

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