Mackay Coastal Waters Forecast: Bowen to St Lawrence

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Thursday 24 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A surface trough lies over southern tropical waters it should weaken and shift north into northern tropical waters Friday. A high over southeastern Australia will move into the Tasman Sea on Friday, extending a firm ridge along much of the east Queensland coast.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
The chance of thunderstorms.

Friday 25 April

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Mackay during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Mackay during the morning.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre offshore.
Weather
The chance of thunderstorms.

Saturday 26 April

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.

Sunday 27 April

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre offshore.

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 Friday.

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