Mackay Coastal Waters Forecast: Bowen to St Lawrence

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Forecast issued at 4:20 pm EST on Friday 29 May 2015.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure centre lies over southeastern Queensland, extending a firm ridge over far northeast Queensland waters. The ridge should then relax during the weekend as the high pressure centre weakens and shifts east. A new high will move east over southern Australia early next week.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Mackay in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Saturday 30 May

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Mackay early in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Sunday 31 May

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Monday 1 June

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% 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 Saturday.

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