No warnings for Queensland
Forecast issued at 4:46 am EST on Saturday 20 September 2014.
A high pressure system over southeast Australia should strengthen as it moves slowly eastwards over the next few days. The high will lead to a strengthening the ridge over North Queensland Waters during the weekend and early next week.
Forecast for Saturday until midnight
- Variable below 10 knots becoming easterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
- Below 1 metre.
- Easterly below 1 metre.
Sunday 21 September
- Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Mackay during the morning.
- Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Monday 22 September
- Easterly 15 to 25 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore south of Mackay.
- East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
- The chance of thunderstorms, mainly south of Mackay.
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.
Nearby Coastal Waters
- This forecast is also available via scheduled broadcasts on marine radio.
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- Tide Predictions
The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Saturday.