Mackay Coastal Waters Forecast: Bowen to St Lawrence

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Friday 25 June 2021.

Weather Situation

A ridge extends along the east coast. A trough system will move across the Mackay waters on Saturday. A high will move across southern Australia over the weekend, strengthening the ridge over North Queensland waters in the wake of the trough.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 26 June

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Sunday 27 June

Winds
Southerly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Monday 28 June

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am EST Saturday.

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