Mackay Coastal Waters Forecast: Bowen to St Lawrence

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:47 am EST on Saturday 4 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A broad high pressure system lies over southeastern Australia and is expected to shift slowly north during the weekend, maintaining a firm ridge along the north Queensland coast. A new high will develop over southern Australia early next week.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Mackay early in the morning.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell
East to northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Sunday 5 July

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Mackay in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Monday 6 July

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
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 3:50 pm EST Saturday.

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